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As Cyclone Zane Approaches Queensland, Australia NASA Measures Rainfall
2013-05-04 08:38:26

NASA’s Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite passed over Cyclone Zane as it was approaching Queensland Australia’s Cape York Peninsula and measured rainfall rates within the storm.

JAXA Set To Launch Hayabusa 2 In 2014
2013-04-01 20:59:22

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's next asteroid exploring spacecraft, Hayabusa 2, will be launching in 2014 on a mission to bring back sand from an asteroid.

NASA Satellites Observe Cyclone Rusty Moving Slow Before It Makes Landfall
2013-02-27 13:10:39

Cyclone Rusty has been moving very slow over the last two days on its approach to landfall near Port Hedland in Western Australia, and NASA satellites have observed the storm's increase in power.

Wide-eyed Cyclone Haruna Seen By 3 NASA Satellites
2013-02-21 08:09:24

Cyclone Haruna strengthened into a cyclone and quickly developed an eye that became apparent on visible and infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite.

Falling Of Cyclone Felleng Seen By NASA
2013-02-05 10:22:38

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Cyclone Felleng traveled through the Mozambique Channel during the week of Jan. 28, 2013 and emerged south into the Southern Indian Ocean where it transitioned into a cold core low pressure area. NASA's TRMM satellite captured a look at the rainfall rates occurring in Felleng as it was making that transition on Feb. 1. NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite flew over Cyclone Felleng on Feb. 1 at 1648 UTC (11:48 a.m. EST) as it was...

Japan Launches Spy Satellites To Keep Tabs On North Korea
2013-01-28 13:35:13

Japan launched two satellites into orbit on Sunday, capable of spying and offering sharp images for its government defense and intelligence agencies.

Massive Rainfall Totals From Tropical Storm Oswald Seen By NASA
2013-01-24 15:59:13

Tropical Storm Oswald's heavy rains have caused flooding in Queensland, Australia and NASA's TRMM satellite measured almost two feet of rain fell in certain areas.

Brief Life Of Tropical Cyclone Peta Seen By NASA
2013-01-24 15:40:04

Infrared data from NASA's Aqua satellite has shown that soon after a low pressure system in northwestern West Australia became Tropical Storm Peta, it made landfall and started to fall apart.

Tropical Storm Narelle Winding Down Near Western Australia Seen by NASA
2013-01-15 12:14:06

Tropical Storm Narelle is growing weaker as it continues to track in a southerly direction parallel to the coast of Western Australia.


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