NASA Looks Inside the Most Powerful Storms of 2017

  • Released Friday, December 1, 2017
  • Updated Friday, December 8, 2017 at 10:15AM
  • ID: 12793

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season was among the top ten most active seasons in recorded history.
NASA Earth-observing satellites, such as the Global Precipitation Measurement Missions, are helping scientists better understand how storms develop.
The unique vantage point of satellites can also help first responders, and this year satellite data helped organizations map out response strategies during hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and María.

Facebook Live Event: Aired December 1, 2017


Please give credit for this item to:
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center


This visualization can be found in the following series:

You may also like...