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GPM Microwave Imager Instrument for NASA and JAXA Mission Arrives at Goddard

The Global Precipitation Measurement Microwave Imager (GMI) instrument has arrived at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

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Mon, 05/03/2012 - 11:09
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39.0046
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-76.8755

NASA Awards Cooperative Agreement for Earth Science Research

NASA has awarded a cooperative agreement to the Bay Area Environmental Research Institute of Sonoma, Calif., to support Earth science research at NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif

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Mon, 05/03/2012 - 11:05
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37.42
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-122.058

Next-Gen Weather Satellites To Improve Tornado Warnings

On Jan. 22 and 23, 2012, more than 37 tornadoes struck the southern USA. Ten of them tore across the Lower Mississippi Valley into Alabama. Worst hit were St.

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Mon, 05/03/2012 - 10:38
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37.0902
longitude: 
-95.7129

NASA pinning down 'here' better than ever

Before our Global Positioning System (GPS) navigation devices can tell us where we are, the satellites that make up the GPS need to know exactly where they are.

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Fri, 24/02/2012 - 15:46
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39.0046
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-76.8755

NASA Landsat's Thermal Infrared Sensor Arrives at Orbital

A new NASA satellite instrument that makes a quantum leap forward in detector technology has arrived at Orbital Sciences Corp. in Gilbert, Ariz.

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Wed, 15/02/2012 - 16:16
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33.3528
longitude: 
-111.789

Spaceborne Precipitation Radar Ships from Japan to U.S.

Japanese scientists and engineers have completed construction on a new instrument designed to take 3-D measurements of the shapes, sizes and other physical characteristics of both raindrops and sno

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Wed, 15/02/2012 - 16:04
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36.2048
longitude: 
138.253

'First Light' Taken by NASA's Newest CERES Instrument

The doors are open on NASA's Suomi NPP satellite and the newest version of the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) instrument is scanning Earth for the first time, helping to assur

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Mon, 06/02/2012 - 12:22
latitude: 
37.0299
longitude: 
-76.3452

NASA: Two Waves Formed Japan's Destructive Tsunami

NASA and Ohio State University researchers have discovered the major tsunami generated by the March 2011 Tohoku-Oki quake centered off northeastern Japan was a long-hypothesized "merging tsuna

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Wed, 07/12/2011 - 09:52
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38.297
longitude: 
142.372

Floods Slowly Recede around Bangkok

By late November 2011, floods were receding around Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok, but only slowly.

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Tue, 29/11/2011 - 14:52
latitude: 
13.7234
longitude: 
100.476

NASA's TRMM Satellite Sees Deadly Tornadic Thunderstorms in Southeastern U.S.

Tornadoes are expected to accompany severe storms in the springtime in the U.S., but this time of year they also usually happen.

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Mon, 21/11/2011 - 12:25
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33.303
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-81.5515