NASA's Aqua Satellite Passed Over Tropical Storm Kirogi (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail Caption NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Storm Kirogi on Aug. 9 at 0241 UTC. The AIRS instrument captured an infrared image of the cloud temperatures that showed a concentrated area of strongest storms (purple) and heaviest rainfall around west of the center of circulation. AIRS shows cool waters in the direction Kirogi is heading, which will sap the storm's strength. 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.