An Altius-600 uncrewed aircraft system demonstration model appears in front of an Hurricane Hunter NOAA WP-3D Orion at NOAA's Aircraft Operations Center in Lakeland, Florida.

NOAA flies straight into the Guinness World Records book

The 2024 edition of the Guinness World Records book recognizes NOAA and industry partners with two world records: 1) wind speed recorded by an uncrewed surface vehicle; and 2) endurance inside a tropical cyclone.