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NASA Satellites Watch Typhoon Francisco Heading For Japan
2013-10-22 10:34:59

Several of NASA's fleet of Earth-observing satellites have been gathering data on Typhoon Francisco as it moves toward Japan. NASA's Aqua, Terra and TRMM satellites captured infrared, visible and rainfall data on the super typhoon.

Inner-core Structure Of Typhoon Usagi Persisted At Landfall
2013-09-24 11:12:05

The radar on NASA and JAXA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite saw Typhoon Usagi maintaining some of its inner-core structure an hour before landfall on Sept. 22, 2013.

Japanese Rocket Launch A Success
2013-09-14 05:03:03

Following a two-week delay, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency successfully launched their new, reportedly less expensive Epsilon Launch Vehicle early Saturday morning.

2013-09-12 11:21:53

NASA is inviting social media users to apply for credentials to attend the media day activities for its next Earth science satellite, the Global Precipitation Mission, on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

space robot aboard the iss
2013-09-06 11:19:51

A tiny Japanese robot will spend the next year and a half on the International Space Station (ISS) keeping lonely astronauts company and entertaining children stationed on Earth.

Japan Epsilon Rocket Launch Halted Due To 'Attitude Abnormality'
2013-08-27 08:08:03

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency was dealt another setback in its attempts to launch its first new rocket in 12 years, after the Epsilon Launch Vehicle encountered an abnormality during countdown.

NASA Celebrates Water's Journey Around The Globe In New Spherical Film
2013-08-14 06:42:27

The water of our planet is on a constant journey. It escapes from the ocean and surfs on clouds until taking that fateful fall back to the Earth’s surface.

JAXA Freighter Heading To The International Space Station
2013-08-04 06:13:17

A Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency spacecraft carrying supplies, food, experiment hardware and one pint-sized talking robot has begun its weeklong journey to the International Space Station after lifting off from the Tanegashima Space Center on Saturday afternoon.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.