NASA/MIT TROPICS "Pathfinder" radiometer cubesat images Hurricane Ida

We are delighted that the NASA/MIT TROPICS pathfinder cubesat - launched on the 30th June into a polar orbit by SpaceX's Transporter 2 - is
operating well, and giving useful mm-wave images of the whole globe - three examples of which  (at 92, 116 and 205 GHz) are below:

Thomas Keating had the privilege of designing and making the antenna.

There are a full details on NASA's www site here, with more technical details here - showing the progress of Ida

... and an explanatory video here

(Thanks to NASA for the images)

Mie notches seen in small raindrops for the first ...
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