Weather Pattern Predictions

Deep in space, eight satellites orbit the Earth as part of NASA’s cyclone global navigation system. NASA hopes the data from these satellites will help predict weather patterns and potentially save lives.

The adventures of hurricane hunters

To track a hurricane, forecasters rely heavily on the work of hurricane hunters who fly directly into the eye of the storm in order to collect vital data. In this segment, we meet the hurricane hunters and find out about the specialized aircrafts and instruments that make these missions possible.