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September 9th, 2014
Hurricane-Proof Drones Are the Storm Chasers of Tomorrow

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Current hurricane-hunting planes gather data on winds, pressure, precipitation and temperature, but they can’t fly below about 5,000 feet because of extreme turbulence. Dropsondes, small cylindrical sensors that can be dropped from a plane, only provide a few minutes’ worth of data before falling into the ocean. A new unmanned aerial vehicle, however, will go where no machine has gone before: the poorly understood, low-lying guts of a storm. Read more via Discover Magazine

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