NASA Overcomes Military’s GPS Tweaks To Peer Inside Hurricanes

sciencehabit shares a report from Science Magazine: A constellation of eight microsatellites has harvested data that — if folded into the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) weather models — could have sharpened forecasts of several recent hurricanes, including Michael, a category-5 storm in October 2018. But progress was hard-won for scientists on NASA’s $157 […]

SpaceX Successfully Launches and Lands Its Falcon 9 Rocket On the California Coast

SpaceX successfully launched and deployed three RADARSAT Canadian satellites into orbit this morning. Despite heavy fog, the company also landed the Falcon 9 rocket on the California coast. The Verge reports: The trio of satellites going up on today’s flight are part of the RADARSAT Constellation developed by the Canadian Space Agency. The spacecraft are […]