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NASA studying Kilauea volcano

NASA will study Kilauea volcano from space. NASA will study Kilauea volcano from space.
NASA is trying to gain a better understanding of what's taking place beneath the surface. NASA is trying to gain a better understanding of what's taking place beneath the surface.

BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Incredible images of the recent Kilauea volcano eruptions have surfaced, but soon the public will get to see what it looks like from space.

NASA has been capturing satellite images of the volcano while scientists have been using radar to measure the subtle changes in Kilauea's landscape.

NASA says they are trying to gain a better understanding of the process occurring underneath the earth's surface.

On Tuesday, the media will have the opportunity to tour one of the planes involved in the project.

For the complete story, tune in to Hawaii News Now starting at 5 p.m.

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