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The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite captured rainfall and cloud height information about the powerful thunderstorms and severe weather that affected the Great Plains over May 8 and 9.
ISEE-3 coming home to visit - making its closest approach to Earth in August 2014 before it heads back out to interplanetary space.
Ground controllers at NASA's Ames Research Center are gradually lowering LADEE's orbital altitude to fly approximately 1 to 2 miles above the surface of the Moon.
The first images captured by the newest Earth-observing satellite operated as a joint mission between NASA and JAXA have been released. The images are from the Global Precipitation Measurement Core Observatory, which launched on February 27 of this year.
Flooding is the most frequent and widespread weather-related natural disaster, taking a huge toll in lives and property each year. NASA Earth-observing satellites and airborne missions provide vital information to emergency planners, relief organizations and weather forecasters, helping to improve flood monitoring and forecasting, as well as providing a more comprehensive understanding of one of Mother Nature's most damaging hazards.
The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite provided a look at the rainfall associated with the large storm system that brought soaking rains to California on Feb. 28 and Mar. 1.
Just as you might keep a spare tire in your car, or a spare filter for your air conditions, NASA keeps spares as well. These "spare" flight hardware units allow NASA to continue work without interruption in the event that something goes down for repair.
NanoRacks LLC announces the successful completion of an ambitious launch program for small satellites and in so doing has broken the record of the most CubeSats deployed in a single mission to
NASA launched its Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory from Tanegashima Space Center in Japan on Thursday. The spacecraft will help take rain and snow measurements and will eventually help scientists...
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