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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.

Michael Becomes An Atlantic Hurricane, Wind Speed More Than Doubled Seen By NASA
2012-09-06 13:04:44

The Atlantic Ocean hurricane season spawned two hurricanes this week and NASA satellites have been monitoring them and providing valuable data to forecasters.

2012-09-06 12:45:45

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the third Japanese "Kounotori" H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV) cargo ship's departure from the International Space Station in two broadcasts Wednesday, Sept. 12.

GRAIL Moon Mission Begins Science Phase
2012-09-02 06:27:43

The data collection phase for NASA's pair of lunar-orbiting Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) spacecraft has officially commenced, the US space agency announced on Friday.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.