Home » News & Blogs » CyMISS Image of the Month: Super Typhoon Atsani in 3D
Bookmark and Share
Drew Ex Machina

CyMISS Image of the Month: Super Typhoon Atsani in 3D

8 May 2018, 12:43 UTC
CyMISS Image of the Month: Super Typhoon Atsani in 3D
(200 words excerpt, click title or image to see full post)

The goal of the ongoing CyMISS (tropical Cyclone intensity Measurements from the ISS) project is to acquire image sequences of intense tropical cyclones (TCs), such as hurricanes, to support the development of an improved remote sensing method to determine more accurately the strength of these destructive storms using stereoscopy. Funded by CASIS (Center for the Advancement of Science in Space) which manages the ISS US National Laboratory for NASA, this project has amassed a large collection of images of dozens of storms during the last four years. While a number of processed images have been released to the public over the years through various online and print outlets, the CyMISS team at Visidyne (the prime contractor of the project) wanted to share some of the best images we have been creating.
This is one of the original color photographs (ISS044-E-56390) of Super Typhoon Atsani taken by the crew of the ISS at 1:11:33 GMT on August 19, 2015 in support of CyMISS. (NASA-JSC)
May’s Image of the Month is a view of Super Typhoon Atsani as seen from the ISS on August 19, 2015. This storm was among the first intense tropical cyclones to be observed from the ISS using ...

Latest Vodcast

Latest Podcast

Advertise PTTU

NASA Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

astronomy_pod