- Press Release
- August 7, 2022
This Week at NASA: Hurricane Matthew, Maven Celebrates 1 Year at Mars and More
Cameras outside the International Space Station captured views of Hurricane Matthew during several passes over the major storm, as it made its way north through the Caribbean Sea during the week of Oct. 3.
The storm, which reached Category 4 status with winds up to about 145 miles per hour, impacted Haiti, eastern Cuba and the Bahamas. Forecasters predicted Matthew would threaten the southeast coast of the United States, including Florida’s Space Coast. As a precaution, NASA’s Kennedy Space Center closed Oct. 5 after preparing facilities for what could be a direct hit from the storm. Also, One Mars Year of Science for MAVEN, SLS Hardware Being Stacked for Stress Test, Oceans Melting Greenland, Aspira con NASA, and NASA at White House Events.