Earth Observation Mission News
How cloud data is improving weather forecasts
07 March 2018
For the last several years, scientists at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, have been exploring the secrets of clouds to improve weather predictions — everything from daily forecasts to keeping aircraft clear of dangerous conditions.
So when a new U.S. weather satellite was launched 01 March by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA scientists weren't the only ones feeling good about it.
Image credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett - Launch of GOES-S