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Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission

The GPM satellite has arrived at its launch site in Japan

Satellite has arrived at its Japanese launch site

The GPM satellite, created to to measure the type and intensity of precipitation, has arrived at its launch site in Japan after a flight from NASA's Goddard Space flight Center in Maryland.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 02/12/2013 - 11:14
latitude: 
30.593
longitude: 
130.991

Satellites may improve flood warnings

Scientists are trialling the use of satellites to improve early warning systems but local weather watchers warn they won't prevent a repeat of the devastating floods that claimed lives last month.

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Wed, 16/03/2011 - 11:13