NASA to get a GRIP on tropical storms

NASA scientists are on a mission to find out why some tropical storms become hurricanes, and why some fizzle

Hurricane Andrew Satellite Picture

Hurricane Andrew Satellite Picture

 out.  This summer NASA will start their GRIP mission, which stands for Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes.  They will fly three different aircraft, including an unmanned drone, over tropical cyclones in the Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.

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