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Japan Epsilon Rocket Launch Halted Due To 'Attitude Abnormality'
2013-08-27 08:08:03

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency was dealt another setback in its attempts to launch its first new rocket in 12 years, after the Epsilon Launch Vehicle encountered an abnormality during countdown.

Depression Pewa Dissipates In Pacific
2013-08-26 14:47:43

Tropical Depression Pewa dissipated in the northwestern Pacific Ocean early on Aug. 26, 2013. NASA satellite data on the previous day showed that rainfall had greatly diminished in the depression.

Moderate Rainfall Measured By NASA In Newborn Tropical Storm Ivo
2013-08-24 05:57:53

The ninth tropical depression of the Eastern Pacific Ocean hurricane season strengthened into Tropical Storm Ivo on Aug. 23 as NASA's TRMM satellite passed overhead.

NASA Sees Tropical Storm Erin Forming
2013-08-16 06:52:08

Infrared data from NASA's Aqua satellite showed strong thunderstorms had developed in the eastern Atlantic low pressure system that grew into Tropical Storm Erin.

NASA Celebrates Water's Journey Around The Globe In New Spherical Film
2013-08-14 06:42:27

The water of our planet is on a constant journey. It escapes from the ocean and surfs on clouds until taking that fateful fall back to the Earth’s surface.

Henriette Fading And Two Struggling Low Pressure Areas Seen By NASA
2013-08-12 16:20:29

Once a hurricane, Henriette weakened to a depression in the Central Pacific Ocean on Sunday, Aug. 11 and dissipated by Aug. 12 as two other low pressure areas continued to struggle.

HTV-4 Cargo Vessel Delivers KIROBO Experiment To ISS
2013-08-09 13:18:08

Six days after Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launched its H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-4) from Tanegashima Space Center, the cargo vessel made a successful berth with the International Space Station’s (ISS) Harmony node on Friday.

Ten-mile-high Thunderstorms In Hurricane Henriette Seen By NASA
2013-08-07 15:19:50

NASA's TRMM satellite peered into the clouds of Hurricane Henriette as is continues moving through the Eastern Pacific Ocean, and found powerful thunderstorms that topped 10 miles high.

JAXA Freighter Heading To The International Space Station
2013-08-04 06:13:17

A Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency spacecraft carrying supplies, food, experiment hardware and one pint-sized talking robot has begun its weeklong journey to the International Space Station after lifting off from the Tanegashima Space Center on Saturday afternoon.

Sounding Rocket Getting Ready To Study Active Regions On The Sun
2013-08-03 07:59:17

At NASA's White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, N.M., a sounding rocket is being readied for flight.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.