NASA's Aqua Satellite Passed Over Tropical Storm Ernesto (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail Caption NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Storm Ernesto on Aug. 8 at 3:29 a.m. EDT. The AIRS instrument captured an infrared image of the cloud temperatures that showed the strongest storms (purple) and heaviest rainfall were wrapped around the storm's center and in a band of thunderstorms extending to the southeast of the center. Credit NASA JPL, Ed Olsen Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.