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2013-07-11 11:01:06

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.

Tropical Storm Rumbia Hits China With Heavy Rainfall Seen By NASA
2013-07-02 16:11:58

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.

GPM Mission Anime Contest Winners Announced
2013-07-02 14:03:31

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 IRIS Launch Successful
2013-06-27 18:15:59

NASA successfully launched its new Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) aboard an Orbital Sciences Pegasus XL rocket at approximately 07:27 pm (PST) tonight.

NASA Sees Andrea's Heavy Rains In Cuba, US East Coast
2013-06-12 15:50:54

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.

2013-05-17 13:24:14

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.

As Cyclone Zane Approaches Queensland, Australia NASA Measures Rainfall
2013-05-04 08:38:26

NASA’s Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite passed over Cyclone Zane as it was approaching Queensland Australia’s Cape York Peninsula and measured rainfall rates within the storm.

JAXA Set To Launch Hayabusa 2 In 2014
2013-04-01 20:59:22

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's next asteroid exploring spacecraft, Hayabusa 2, will be launching in 2014 on a mission to bring back sand from an asteroid.


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