CloudSat
CloudSat

Launched in April 2006, CloudSat monitors the state of the Earth’s atmosphere and weather with a sophisticated radar system. The instrument, jointly developed with the Canadian Space Agency, can predict which clouds produce rain, observe snowfall, and monitor the moisture content of clouds.

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Author/Origin:
Kevin Lane
NASA/JPL-Caltech
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/jpl/home/

Relevant Mission:
CloudSat

Date Added:
December 15, 2009

Keywords:
3D Model
Spacecraft
Satellite
CloudSat
Earth Science
Eyes on the Earth 3D
A-Train