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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.

Nadine Weakens To A Tropical Storm Again Seen By NASA
2012-10-02 08:49:31

NASA satellites continue to watch the long-lived Nadine in the eastern Atlantic. Today, Oct. 1, NASA satellite data revealed that Nadine has weakened from a hurricane and is now a tropical storm.

Tropical Storm Nadine And 2 Developing Lows Spotted By NASA
2012-09-21 14:43:06

NOAA's GOES satellite captured Tropical Storm Nadine in the eastern Atlantic, another low pressure area forming in the central Atlantic, and a developing low in the eastern Pacific.

Nadine Displays More Tropical Characteristics Seen By NASA Satellites And Global Hawk
2012-09-21 10:21:40

Scientists and forecasters have been analyzing Tropical Storm Nadine using various NASA satellites as NASA's Global Hawk flew over the storm gathering information.

Drenching Rains From Typhoon Sanba In Japan, South Korea Measured By NASA's TRMM Satellite
2012-09-19 07:48:58

Heavy rainfall from Typhoon Sanba caused flooding, landslides and at least one death when it hit South Korea on Monday September 17, 2012.

Tropical Storm Nadine's 'Birth' Attended By NASA Global Hawk And Satellites
2012-09-13 07:55:22

Tropical Depression 14 strengthened into Tropical Storm Nadine while NASA's Hurricane Severe Storm Sentinel Mission, or HS3 mission, was in full-swing and NASA's Global Hawk aircraft captured the event.

Atlantic Tropical Depression 14 Investigated By NASA's Global Hawk
2012-09-11 14:50:58

NASA's Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) airborne mission sent an unmanned Global Hawk aircraft this morning to study newborn Tropical Depression 14 in the central Atlantic Ocean that seems primed for further development.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.