View Full Version : NASA Inaugurates New Space Station Era as Earth Science Observation Platform with Rap

2014-Oct-13, 12:31 AM
NASA inaugurated a new era of research for the International Space Station (ISS) as an Earth observation platform following the successful installation and activation of the ISS-RapidScat science instrument on the outposts exterior. The ISS Rapid Scatterometer, or ISS-RapidScat, is NASA’s first research payload aimed at conducting near global Earth science from the stations exterior […]

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2014-Oct-13, 04:54 AM
"RapidScat"? Seriously. Noone thought that name looks a bit dodgy?