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2010-09-17 15:00:00

NASA's CloudSat satellite captured a profile of Hurricane Karl as it began making landfall in Mexico today.

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2010-05-18 09:15:03

The air we breathe doesn't always come from our own backyard. In fact, sometimes it doesn't even come from our neighbors.

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2010-01-05 09:35:37

After nearly 5 years of concurrent operations with the Afternoon Constellation, known as the "A-Train," the PARASOL satellite is going on another orbit "track."

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2009-12-01 12:27:25

Nida is battling to keep its typhoon strength in the Western Pacific Ocean as wind shear continues to tear at the storm and weaken it.

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2009-11-30 13:53:09

NASA satellites capture amazing views of tropical cyclones, and the Aqua and CloudSat satellites captured a top-down look at temperatures in Typhoon Nida's clouds, and an image of what they look like from the side.

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2009-10-26 15:21:58

It seems like a common occurrence this season that there are two tropical cyclones spinning in the Western Pacific Ocean and this week, Lupit and newly formed 23W are proof.

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2009-08-10 15:15:00

Tropical Storm Felicia is closing in on the Hawaiian Island chain and its center is now expected to pass just north of the big island before moving through the islands Tuesday and Wednesday.

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2009-08-03 12:05:00

NASA satellites do some really cool things, like take a sideways look at a slice of a tropical depression. That's what CloudSat did with Lana in the Central Pacific.

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2009-07-18 08:02:58

The remaining clouds and showers that were once tropical storm Dolores are fading at sea, more than 940 miles west of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Dolores has now weakened into a remnant low pressure area but continues to kick up 11 foot high waves at sea.

2009-07-07 11:32:40

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