5.31.12 - The electrical integration of the GPM Microwave Imager (GMI) instrument onto the GPM Core Observatory was successfully completed in April 2012. In May, 2012, the Dual-frequency Precipitation Radar (DPR) instrument electrical integration was also successfully completed.
5.18.12 - Congratulations to our partner, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), for the successful launch yesterday of the Global Change Observation Mission 1st - Water (GCOM-W1).
04.03.12 - On March 30, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency officially handed off a new satellite instrument to NASA.
03.20.12 - The Dual-frequency Precipitation Radararrived on Friday, March 16 and was unloaded today at Goddard.
03.01.12 - The Global Precipitation Measurement Microwave Imager (GMI) instrument has arrived at Goddard for integration into NASA's upcoming Earth science spacecraft.
2.22.12 - On January 30th and 31st, 2012, the GPM Microwave Imager (GMI) underwent its Pre-Shipment Review at Ball Aerospace in Boulder, Colorado.
02.08.12 - Construction of a new instrument designed to take 3-D measurements of the shapes, sizes and other physical characteristics of both raindrops and snowflakes, is complete; it will be shipped from Japan to Goddard.
10.18.11 - GPM's two solar array wings that extend to the right (+Y) and left (-Y) of the spacecraft are currently undergoing assembly and testing at Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.
10.01.11 - In October 2011, researchers involved in GPM and NASA's CloudSat satellite met in Helsinki, Finland to discuss strategies for analyzing airborne and ground-based datasets from the Light Precipitation Validation Experiment (LPVEx) field campaign.
07.01.11 - From April to June, 2011, the Midlatitude Continental Convective Clouds Experiment (MC3E) took place in central Oklahoma.