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Latest NASA's Aqua and Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission Stories

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2009-10-26 15:32:08

NASA's Aqua and Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellites are watching Tropical Storm Neki become extra-tropical, and TRMM data was used to create a three-dimensional image of the storm. A 3-D image was created from the TRMM Precipitation Radar (PR) instrument on the satellite. It showed Neki still had a small area where potent thunderstorms reached to heights of about 16 kilometers (~52,493 feet) early this morning, October 26. TRMM images are made at NASA's Goddard Space Flight...


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