From Texas Public Radio:
Hurricane season is here, and for the second season NASA scientists will measure hurricanes using satellites built by San Antonio-based Southwest Research Institute.
The Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System was riding a Pegasus rocket into space.
“Observatories D and E have been successfully deployed,” said a NASA controller to a room erupting in applause.
Two by two, the carry-on luggage sized satellites, jettisoned from the rocket streaking across Earth’s exosphere.