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How NASA helps Earth in natural disasters

Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Wildfires—all natural disasters occurring in 2017 thus far. Let’s take a look at how NASA technology, developed for space applications, is used to help people on Earth in these types of situations.

Click on the slideshow image below to see some amazing technological designs developed to help Earth’s inhabitants in times of trouble:

Here we see hurricanes Katia, Irma, and Jose swirling on September 6, 2017 in the Atlantic Ocean captured by Verner Suomi's Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite. (Image courtesy of NASA)

Here we see hurricanes Katia, Irma, and Jose swirling on September 6, 2017 in the Atlantic Ocean captured by Verner Suomi’s Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite. (Image courtesy of NASA)

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