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The RAVAN Satellite Set to Fly

Why put one satellite into orbit for 150 million dollars, when we could put up 40 for the same price? That is exactly what the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University, NASA's Earth Science Technology Office (ESTO), and Draper Lab proposed this week with the RAVAN project.

In 2015, the first RAVAN - Radiometer Assessment using Vertically Aligned Nanotubes - satellite will be launched. This represents a crucial step toward developing a dynamic model of global temperatures and climate change.

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bump for a project video....

CubeSat to Test Miniaturized Weather Satellite

NASA Goddard
Published on Nov 9, 2017

Behind every weather forecast—from your local, five-day prediction to a late-breaking hurricane track update—are the satellites that make them possible. Government agencies depend on observations from weather satellites to inform forecast models that help us prepare for approaching storms and identify areas that need evacuating or emergency first responders.

Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
Elizabeth Willaman (Willaman Creative): Lead Producer
Andrea S. Martin (SGT): Producer
Kerri Cahoy (MIT): Scientist

Tony De La Rosa