• CYGNSS stands for Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System 
  • It is a constellation of 8 satellites
  • Launched by NASA
  • They have GPS navigation receivers to frequently measure the surface roughness of oceans. It will allow scientists to calculate wind speed and storm intensity.
  • Unlike weather satellites already in orbit, these satellites can peer through rain swirling in a hurricane, all the way into the core or eye.

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