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The International Space Station is expanding the use of its Hyperspectral Imager for the Coastal Ocean (HICO) instrument to more Earth scientists and environmental researchers.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and the president of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) met in Washington Wednesday, July 10, to discuss the importance of international cooperation in space, especially the continued support for the International Space Station.
Typhoon Rumbia had weakened to a tropical storm and moved over southern China when NASA’s TRMM satellite flew above on July 2, 2013 at 0316 UTC and measured its rainfall rates.
The GPM mission, a collaboration between NASA and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, the space agencies of France and India, and other international partners, challenged people from around the world to design an anime character to help demonstrate GPM educational science themes of the water cycle, weather and climate, and technology.
NASA successfully launched its new Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) aboard an Orbital Sciences Pegasus XL rocket at approximately 07:27 pm (PST) tonight.
Tropical Storm Andrea formed on the late afternoon of June 5th, 2013 from a trough of low pressure that had persisted for several days over the southeast Gulf of Mexico.
NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite known as TRMM measured Cyclone Mahasen's rainfall rates from space as it made landfall on May 16.
- To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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