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Platform: 3D-WINDS > Three-Dimensional Tropospheric Winds from Space-based Lidar
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Orbit
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Sun-Synchronous
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Description
[Source: NASA Earth Science Decadal Survey Studies, http://decadal.gsfc.nasa.gov/3D-Winds.html ]

Mission objectives:

* More accurate, longer-term weather forecasts
* Improved storm track prediction and evacuation planning
* Improved planting and harvesting schedules and outlook

3D-Winds will study tropospheric winds for weather forecasting and pollution transport.
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Primary Sponsors:
USA/NASA
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