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14 September 2016 | CloudSat Overpass

Super Typhoon Meranti

CloudSat overpasses east of the eye of Super Typhoon Meranti.


24 August 2016 | CloudSat Publication

Clouds Accelerating Greenland Ice Sheet Melt

CloudSat journal article summary - Clouds_Accelerating_Greenland_Ice_Sheet_Melt.


23 August 2016 | CloudSat Publication

Remote Sensing of TC's

CloudSat journal article summary - Remote Sensing of Tropical Cyclones.


29 April 2016 | CloudSat Overpass

TC Fantala

CloudSat overpasses a strengthening TC Fantala in the Indian Ocean.


28 April 2016 | CloudSat News

Celebrating 10 years of CloudSat!

The CloudSat mission celebrates 10 years since launch.


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 (Aqua, CloudSat, CALIPSO, PARASOL, and Aura).

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 here.

Status

The CPR and spacecraft are operating nominally during the sunlit portion of the orbit.
More information.

Radio Astronomy Notice


2016 CloudSat/Calipso Science Team Meeting

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