How NASA Saw 2020’s Record-Breaking Atlantic Hurricane Season From Space

  • Released Monday, July 12th, 2021
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:44PM

In 2020, there were a record-breaking 30 names hurricanes in the Atlantic, and scientists are tracking how human-caused climate change is altering storm behavior. NASA monitors hurricanes from space using Earth-observing satellites, and we feed that data to weather models to better our understanding of a hurricane’s trajectory and magnitude.


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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center


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