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NASA satellites have been monitoring Tropical Cyclone Evan and providing data to forecasters who expected the storm to intensify.
The Japan Aerospace and Exploration Agency (JAXA) found a way to cut the costs of launching satellites by designing a small satellite launcher, installed recently on the International Space Station.
NASA's Aqua satellite got "eyeballed" from Cyclone Claudia in the Southern Indian Ocean when two instruments captured the storm's eye in infrared and visible light.
NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission, or TRMM satellite can estimate rainfall rates from its orbit in space, and its data is also used to compile estimated rainfall totals.
It’s bad enough feeling utterly alone, but to know it, to see just how far away you are physically separated from any other human being, can make spending 6 months in the International Space Station a little unbearable.
Information about one of the Japanese space program's newest rockets was stolen from a desktop computer that had been infected with malware.
NASA's TRMM and Aqua satellites captured images of Tropical Storm Bopha as it continues to move through Micronesia in the western North Pacific Ocean and trigger warnings and watches throughout.
A NASA study using TRMM satellite data revealed that the year 2010 was a particularly bad year for landslides around the world.
When it rains it pours, goes the saying, and for the last 15 years, the data on tropical rainfall have poured in.
Tropical Depression 25W was raining on southern Vietnam on Nov. 14 when NASA's TRMM satellite passed overhead and measured rainfall rates within the storm.
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