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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.
NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission, or TRMM, satellite acts as a rain gauge in space as it orbits the Earth's tropics.
NASA's TRMM satellite revealed Hurricane Sandy's heavy rainfall and the storm is expected to couple with a powerful cold front and Arctic air to bring that heavy rainfall to the Mid-Atlantic and northeastern U.S. Some forecasters are calling this combination of weather factors "Frankenstorm" because of the close proximity to Halloween.
NASA's TRMM satellite measured rainfall and towering clouds within the Arabian Sea's first tropical cyclone of the season as it passed overhead from space.
Tropical Storm Prapiroon is still meandering in the western north Pacific Ocean, and NASA's TRMM satellite noticed that dry air and wind shear are adversely affecting rainfall north of the storm's center.
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