Storm hunter in position

As if they don't already have enough on their plate, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) are turning storm chasers. On April 13, a 16-m (52-ft) remote controlled robotic arm installed the 314-kg (692-lb) Space Storm Hunter instrument package on Europe's Columbus laboratory module, where it will make an extensive survey of terrestrial thunderstorms... Continue Reading ESA's Space Storm Hunter will chase thunderstorms from the ISS Category: Space Tags: ESA International Space Station NASA Weather Related Articles: Dragon spacecraft sets out on historic return to ISS Recycled Dragon splashes down after historic return mission US seeks to privatize its share in the International Space Station Space station lung tissue studies could benefit earthlings Space tel

Storm hunter in position

The Atmosphere-Space Interactions Monitor, also known as the Space Storm Hunter, was installed today outside the European space laboratory Columbus.

Mon 16 Apr 18 from Phys.org

Storm hunter in position, Fri 13 Apr 18 from ESA

Storm hunter in position, Sun 15 Apr 18 from SpaceDaily

ESA's Space Storm Hunter will chase thunderstorms from the ISS

As if they don't already have enough on their plate, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) are turning storm chasers. On April 13, a 16-m (52-ft) remote controlled ...

Sun 15 Apr 18 from Gizmag

Once upon a time in a thunderstorm

Thunderstorms in Earth's upper atmosphere remain something of a mystery. Scientists cannot reach them directly with instruments; they are too high for balloons and too low for weather satellites. ...

Fri 13 Apr 18 from Phys.org

Hunting mystery giant lightning from space

A new mission aboard the International Space Station is taking storm chasing to new heights.

Fri 6 Apr 18 from BBC News

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