by Strategy&, part of the PwC network

The spacecraft that could revolutionise weather forecasting

Aeolus, the first satellite to measure wind speeds across the entire planet, was launched by the European Space Agency last year. Using advanced laser technology, it’s now providing the planet’s first global patterns of wind behaviour at different heights. This could improve weather forecasting, which in turn may save lives, along with billions of dollars due to increased productivity and reduced losses from damage.

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