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October 04, 2021
Color bar map of the Atlantic Ocean section of 61-59 degrees west to 21 to 24 degrees north where Hurricane Sam meet the saildrone

Saildrone 1045 location (triangle) overlaid on an... more

In the News

October 05, 2021

For the first time, a surface drone captured footage of a Category 4 hurricane’s 50-foot waves and 120-mph winds. Chris Meinig is quoted... more

August 12, 2021

A 1500 pound, solar-powered craft will sail into the eyewalls of future hurricanes and report back data that could improve the ability... more