QuikScat: A Pioneer of Satellite Scatterometry (Video)

October 5, 2020
CreditCredit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
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October 5, 2020

Satellite scatterometer missions make essential measurements to support weather and marine forecasting, including the tracking of storms and tropical cyclones. Learn more about how they work, why they measure ocean winds, and what the QuikScat mission accomplished during its time in orbit (1999 to 2018).