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Airplanes and technology. NASA working on a drone to study hurricane
Portsmouth, USA - Global Hawk will allow more accurate forecasts on the developing of tropical storms
NASA is working on the development of a drone collecting data to understand the processes that drive hurricanes. The unmanned airplane, called Global Hawk, has been in the experimental stages for three years. The objective of the project is to build models that allow improving accuracy when forecasting the development of tropical storms. The UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) can fly up to 24/25 hours...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency