More CloudSat News...
CloudSat is an experimental
satellite that uses radar to observe clouds and
precipitation from space.
CloudSat orbits in formation as part of the
A-Train constellation of satellites
Orbital elements (two-line elements or TLEs) for CloudSat are available here (CloudSat DPC). CloudSat ground tracks may be predicted using tools located on this NASA LaRC page. Orbital elements at the LaRC page are updated regularly, but use the DPC link for the very latest TLEs.
For an overview document (PDF) of science and research themes, click here. The BAMS 2002 article (PDF) describing the CloudSat mission is available