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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Goddard Space Flight Center



Two Columns

Mission Applications

Global 3D Winds Mission

  • One of 15 missions identified by the NASA Decadal Survey
  • Fills a critical gap in the Global Earth Observing System
  • Improved understanding of atmospheric dynamics, transport and numerical weather prediction

Hurricane and Severe Storm Monitoring

Understanding hurricane genesis, intensification, and tracks, and the implications of warming climate

Mission Status

The TWiLiTE Team is back from field work at Palmadale, California. Several engineering flights and a successful science flight were conducted aboard an ER-2.