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he Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats (TROPICS) investigation, 12 CubeSats about a foot long each, will study the development of tropical cyclones by taking measurements of temperature, precipitation and cloud properties as often as every 21 minutes.
Credit: MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Two cubesats after launch from the International Space Station's Small Satellite Orbital Deployer. Credit: NASA
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Before (first ) and after (second) photos of the 2014 fires in Happy Camp, California that show how SWIR satellite imagery can help customers see through smoke and wildfires. Credit: DigitalGlobe.
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Engineers developing Orion’s thermal protection system have been improving the spacecraft’s heat shield design and manufacturing process since the vehicle successfully traveled to space for the first time last year. Credit: NASA
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Robbie Schingler, President and Co-Founder, Planet Labs. Credit: SpaceNews/Kate Patterson.
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