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2014-03-03 23:01:33

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 Weather And Climate Tracking Satellite Has Successul Launch
2014-02-27 14:10:52

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...

Global Precipitation Measurement Dress Rehearsal
2014-02-24 11:29:34

On Feb. 28 during a launch window that begins at 3:07 a.m. JST, the GPM Core Observatory is scheduled to blast into orbit aboard a Japanese H-IIA rocket. Due to the time difference with the United States, that's 1:07 p.m. EST on Feb. 27.

NASA's Sees Extreme Rainfall From Tropical Cyclone Guito
2014-02-21 13:21:22

Tropical Cyclone Guito has been a powerful rainmaker, and fortunately, data from NASA's TRMM satellite shows that the heaviest rainfall has occurred over the open waters of the Mozambique Channel and not over land.

NASA Sees High Thunderstorms In Tropical Cyclone Fobane
2014-02-12 13:27:27

Tropical Cyclone Fobane was located southeast of Reunion Island in the southwest Indian Ocean when the TRMM satellite passed over and captured rainfall and cloud data on the storm. TRMM saw that

NASA Sees Rainfall In Tropical Cyclone Fobane
2014-02-11 15:16:46

Some towering thunderstorms were spotted in Tropical Cyclone Fobane as NASA's TRMM satellite passed over the Southern Indian Ocean on February 10.

Astronomers Get A Good Look Inside Asteroid Itokawa
2014-02-05 12:24:19

Astronomers, using the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) New Technology Telescope (NTT), have discovered that asteroids have a highly varied internal structure.

System 91S Undeveloped In Mozambique Channel Seen By NASA
2014-01-30 16:26:34

The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite that observed the tropical low pressure area designated as System 91S earlier this week captured another look at a much weaker storm on January 30.

TRMM Satellite Looks At Rainfall In Developing Low Near Mozambique
2014-01-29 14:26:54

The TRMM satellite flew above a System 91S, a tropical low pressure area, in the Mozambique Channel on January 28, 2014 at 1011 UTC/5:11 a.m. EST. TRMM data collected with this pass may be helpful in evaluating this low for possible tropical cyclone formation.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.