QuikSCAT
QuikSCAT

NASA's Quick Scatterometer (QuikSCAT) is equipped with a specialized microwave radar that measures near-surface wind speed and direction under all weather and cloud conditions over Earth's oceans.

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Author/Origin:
Kevin Lane
NASA/JPL-Caltech

Relevant Mission:
SeaWinds on QuikSCAT

Date Added:
April 27, 2010

Keywords:
3D Model
Spacecraft
Satellite
QuikSCAT
SeaWinds
Earth Science
EOS
Eyes on the Earth 3D