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Tag: Hurricanes

Cyclone Debbie from the ISS

The cyclone named ‘Debbie’ move in over the east coast of Australia today. It has been upgraded to a category 4 hurricane/cyclone on the five-point scale. It’s a real powerhouse in other words. It is massive and this is particularly clear when you see it from above in the below clip from the International Space …

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NASA: Space Station Cameras Capture New Views of Hurricane Matthew

Cameras outside the International Space Station captured new views Oct. 6 of massive Hurricane Matthew at 4:45 p.m. EDT as the outpost flew 250 miles overhead. At the time of the flyover, Matthew was moving to the northwest through the Bahamas, strengthening to a possible Category 4 hurricane that is expected strike the east coast …

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NASA: Space Station Cameras Peer down on Major Hurricane Matthew

Cameras outside the International Space Station captured views of Hurricane Matthew during two flyovers of the massive storm at 3:24 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. EDT Oct. 4. Matthew was moving north at about 10 miles an hour, packing winds of 145 miles an hour as it passed beyond western Haiti to the eastern coast of …

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Stanford: Offshore wind farms could tame hurricanes

Computer simulations by Professor Mark Z. Jacobson have shown that offshore wind farms with thousands of wind turbines could have sapped the power of three real-life hurricanes, significantly decreasing their winds and accompanying storm surge, and possibly preventing billions of dollars in damages.  

The storm Sandy is tracked by satellite and viewed from the ISS

By NASA: An animation of satellite observations from Oct. 26-29, 2012, shows Hurricane Sandy move along the U.S. East coast and into the Mid-Atlantic and northeastern U.S. Sandy had still not made landfall by the end of this animation. This visualization was created by the NASA GOES Project at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, …

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