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NASA's TRMM satellite passed over Manuel on Sept. 19 at 0116 UTC and measured its rainfall as it was strengthening into a hurricane.
Tropical Storm Manuel dropped very heavy rains that caused floods and mudslides and took lives on Mexico's Pacific coast.
NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite known as TRMM can compile the rain in which rain is falling as it orbits from space. When it passed over Tropical Storm Ingrid on Sept. 16 TRMM gathered data and it was used to create a NASA 3-D flyby of the storm.
Tropical Storm Ingrid made landfall in La Pesca located in northeastern Mexico on Monday, Sept. 16.
Following a two-week delay, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency successfully launched their new, reportedly less expensive Epsilon Launch Vehicle early Saturday morning.
NASA is inviting social media users to apply for credentials to attend the media day activities for its next Earth science satellite, the Global Precipitation Mission, on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
Two NASA satellites passed over the hurricane in the Eastern Atlantic on Sept. 10 gathering information about the environment of Hurricane Humberto.
A tiny Japanese robot will spend the next year and a half on the International Space Station (ISS) keeping lonely astronauts company and entertaining children stationed on Earth.
NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite, also known as TRMM has the ability to measure rainfall from space.
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