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3D Global Precipitation Measurement
2014-03-25 12:21:32

The first images captured by the newest Earth-observing satellite operated as a joint mission between NASA and JAXA have been released. The images are from the Global Precipitation Measurement Core Observatory, which launched on February 27 of this year.

NASA Helps Improve Flood Safety When Waters Rise
2014-03-20 14:42:10

Flooding is the most frequent and widespread weather-related natural disaster, taking a huge toll in lives and property each year. NASA Earth-observing satellites and airborne missions provide vital information to emergency planners, relief organizations and weather forecasters, helping to improve flood monitoring and forecasting, as well as providing a more comprehensive understanding of one of Mother Nature's most damaging hazards.

NASA's TRMM Satellite Images Show System That Soaked California
2014-03-07 13:11:04

The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite provided a look at the rainfall associated with the large storm system that brought soaking rains to California on Feb. 28 and Mar. 1.

lightning from space
2014-03-05 07:37:26

Just as you might keep a spare tire in your car, or a spare filter for your air conditions, NASA keeps spares as well. These "spare" flight hardware units allow NASA to continue work without interruption in the event that something goes down for repair.

International Space Station Deployment Of CubeSats Continues
2014-03-04 09:46:55

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a CubeSat! With so many small, relatively inexpensive satellites deploying lately from the International Space Station, it may seem like the area referred to as low-Earth orbit, between 100 and 1,240 miles above the planet, is full of these compact cubes.

2014-03-03 23:01:33

NanoRacks LLC announces the successful completion of an ambitious launch program for small satellites and in so doing has broken the record of the most CubeSats deployed in a single mission to

2014-02-27 23:03:56

First weather observatory to compile global data sets new standard for meteorology with equipment protected by DUNMORE electro-static dissipative (ESD) film. Bristol,

2014-02-27 16:21:33

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

NASA Weather And Climate Tracking Satellite Has Successul Launch
2014-02-27 14:10:52

NASA launched its Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory from Tanegashima Space Center in Japan on Thursday. The spacecraft will help take rain and snow measurements and will eventually help scientists...


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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