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CloudSat Satellite

CloudSat Concept Image 1:
Artist's concept of the CloudSat spacecraft in orbit above the Earth. CloudSat is an experimental satellite that will use radar to study clouds and precipitation from space. CloudSat will fly in orbital formation as part of the A-Train constellation of satellites (Aqua, CloudSat, CALIPSO, PARASOL, and Aura).

Image Credit: NASA
More Information:
CloudSat Home Page

Aura Launch Image 2:
Technicians unload and install the JPL-managed CloudSat spacecraft at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Image Credit: NASA
More Information:
Vandenberg AFB Home Page

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