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NASA: TRMM satellite moving towards end of mission

Artist Rendition of TRMM Satellite

On 8 July 2014, pressure sensors on board the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission’s (TRMM) satellite were triggered indicating the on board fuel tank to be near the end of its fuel supply.  The TRMM satellite was a joint mission between NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launched in 1997 making history carrying the world’s first

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Wed, 27/08/2014 - 14:34

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Looking Inside Hurricane Rina

After a two-week period without any named storms, the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season revived in late October with the arrival of Hurricane Rina. The storm, which began as a tropical depression on October 23 in the western Caribbean, is adding misery and destruction to a region that has been battered by heavy rain and flooding events.

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