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Precipitation Satellite Delivered To Japan For 2014 Launch
2013-11-25 12:06:21

An international satellite that will set a new standard for global precipitation measurements from space has completed a 7,300-mile journey from the United States to Japan, where it now will undergo launch preparations.

NASA Sees Melissa's Tropical Transition
2013-11-20 14:05:15

Once a subtropical storm, now a tropical storm, Melissa made the transition on Nov. 20 as NASA's TRMM satellite passed overhead and measured rainfall rates within the storm.

Late Season Subtropical Storm Melissa Forms In Atlantic
2013-11-19 12:57:41

Hurricane Season ends on November 30, and subtropical storm Melissa formed with less than two weeks to go.

NASA Sees Super-typhoon Haiyan Strike Philippines
2013-11-08 14:26:48

Super-typhoon Haiyan, equivalent to a Category 5 hurricane on the U.S. Saffir-Simpson scale, struck the central Philippines municipality of Guiuan at the southern tip of the province of Eastern Samar early

Heavy Rain Around Super-Typhoon Haiyan's Eye Seen By NASA
2013-11-06 13:34:22

Super Typhoon Haiyan continues moving toward the Philippines, and when NASA's TRMM satellite passed overhead, it was very close to the island of Palau and packing heavy rainfall.

NASA Satellites See  New Eastern Pacific Tropical Depression Form
2013-11-01 11:32:32

The eighteenth tropical depression of the Eastern Pacific Ocean hurricane season formed early on the first day of November and is expected to become a tropical storm.

NASA Sees Tropical Storm Francisco's Rainfall
2013-10-25 07:07:49

NASA's TRMM satellite flew above the center of Tropical Storm Francisco in the western North Pacific Ocean early on Oct. 24 and data was used to create a 3-D image of the storm's structure.

Japan's Space Agency Plans To Blast Asteroid With Space Cannon
2013-10-24 09:46:48

The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has announced that it plans to send a space cannon out to blast the surface of asteroid 1999JU3 with a metal bullet in 2018.

Wind Shear's Effect On Tropical Storm Lorenzo Shown By NASA's TRMM Satellite
2013-10-23 14:10:08

NASA's TRMM satellite data provided forecasters at the National Hurricane Center with a good look at how wind shear is affecting Tropical Storm Lorenzo in the Atlantic Ocean.

NASA Sees Typhoon Lekima's Rapid Intensification
2013-10-22 15:23:06

Tropical Storm Lekima intensified quickly early on Oct. 22 while traveling over the open waters of the Northwestern Pacific Ocean.


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