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2 June 2012
Heidi Cullen at Climate Central is one my smarter acquaintances. Her Op-Ed in the NY Times is a must read:
The use of unmanned drones has been a very controversial political issue in recent months, but NOAA (NASA is funding the experiment) is planning to use them in a very useful (and non-controversial) way. They will be flying a bunch of complex instruments into hurricanes in August and September over the next 3 years. These instrument equipped drones will be able to fly for 30 hours and will drop some specially designed (by …