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COSMIC-2: Weather Forecasting and Space Weather Monitoring in the 21st Century

Image showing COSMIC Satellite Intercepting GPS Signals [1]COSMIC is a joint U.S.-Taiwan 6-microsatellite demonstration mission of near-real-time Global Positioning System Radio Occultation (GPS-RO) data for global users. It is the first operational GPS-RO mission for global Earth weather forecasting and climate monitoring. This article gives an overview of how COSMIC data are used.