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Hurricane Sandy's Rainfall Added Up From Space By NASA
2012-11-02 07:02:47

NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission, or TRMM, satellite acts as a rain gauge in space as it orbits the Earth's tropics.

Hurricane Sandy "The Bride of Frankenstorm" Approaching U.S. East Coast Seen By NASA
2012-10-26 15:39:43

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.

Birth Of Arabian Sea Cyclone Seen By NASA Satellite
2012-10-25 10:00:27

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's Rains Mostly South Of Center Indicated By NASA Satellite
2012-10-17 15:19:37

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.

Rainfall Pushed Away From Tropical Storm Anais' Center Seen By NASA
2012-10-17 15:14:48

Satellite imagery from NASA's TRMM satellite showed that wind shear is pushing the bulk of rainfall away from the center of Tropical Storm Anais.

Mostly Moderate Rainfall In Tropical Storm Maria Seen By NASA
2012-10-16 10:56:46

Tropical Storm Maria was born in the western North Pacific Ocean and has a large area of moderate rainfall, as NASA's TRMM satellite revealed today, Oct. 15.

Nadine Is No More Noted By NASA
2012-10-05 16:10:17

Twenty-three days after Nadine was born, the tropical cyclone's life came to an end in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean. NASA's TRMM satellite caught a look at the fading Nadine one final time on Oct. 3 before it dissipated.

Asteroid Fragments May Give Insight Into Origins Of Planets
2012-10-05 13:38:38

The cooperative space project Hayabasa set out to collect the very first samples from the surface of a near-earth asteroid, Itokawa. Scientists believe that the work will offer insight into the early history of our Solar System and the formation of the planets more than 4.5 billion years ago.

Tropical Storm Gaemi's Heaviest Rainfall Around Center Seen By NASA
2012-10-05 07:55:48

Some of the most powerful thunderstorms in a tropical cyclone surround the center of circulation, and NASA's TRMM satellite noticed that rainfall is heaviest in that area of Tropical Storm Gaemi.

NASA Sees Tropical Storm Maliski's Eastern Side Has Heaviest Rainfall
2012-10-02 16:36:11

Wind shear is pushing the heaviest rainfall within Tropical Storm Maliksi east of the storm's center, and NASA's TRMM satellite captured it on Oct. 2 as it passed overhead from space.


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