September 9, 2011 to September 14, 2011
Project Description: 

The project is called HS3, for Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel. It is a multi-year, investigation aimed at examining hurricane formation and intensity change. There were two research flights of the unmanned NOAA/NASA Global Hawk (GH) aircraft on September 9 and September 14, 2011, during which time 79 dropsonde profiles were collected.

Please visit the NASA HS3 website.