International Space Station Sees Hurricane Patricia

October 23, 2015

International Space Station Sees Hurricane Patricia

Hurricane Patricia as seen from the International Space Station on Friday afternoon, October 23, 2015

The ISS sees Hurricane Patricia. 

Hurricane Patricia as seen from the International Space Station on Friday afternoon, October 23, 2015

 

Wind speed and direction near the ocean surface, as measured on October 23 by the ISS-RapidScat. Brighter shades of blue represent stronger surface winds.

Wind speed and direction near the ocean surface, as measured on October 23 by the ISS-RapidScat. Brighter shades of blue represent stronger surface winds.