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    The GPM Anime Challenge

    02.28.13 - The NASA's GPM mission and our partners at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) are holding a design challenge for people around the world to develop an Anime character for GPM. The winning character will star in a comic series that will teach students about GPM and precipitation science.

  • A Blooming Partnership: Behind the Scenes of JAXA & NASA Missions

    04.12.13 - Join 60 of NASA's social media followers on Friday, April 12 at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., to learn about the many missions and partnerships between NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

  • White Silence, by Gabor Dvornik

    GPM "Let it Snow" Photo Contest Winners

    03.11.13 - The Global Precipitation Measurement mission is happy to announce the top ten winners of the "Let It Snow" photo competition. Thank you to everyone who submitted their best pictures of winter. From January 7th through February 4th 2013, over 1,000 photos were submitted via Flickr and Instagram. We loved all of your entries and thoroughly appreciate your participation.

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    NASA and JAXA Announce Anime Drawing Contest

    03.13.13 - NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) are conducting an artistic challenge for people around the world to develop an anime character to represent the upcoming Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission.

  • CoCoRaHS rain gauge after storm

    Public Invited to Webinar on Citizen Science

    02.06.13 - The public is invited to participate in a free webinar to promote citizen science that involves rain and snow measurements across the United States.

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    GPM "Let it Snow" Photo Contest

    12.21.12 - NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement mission is proud to announce the follow-up to our popular Extreme Weather Photo Contest!

  • This instrument measures microwaves that are naturally emitted from Earth's surface to determine water vapor and cloud and liquid water in the air column.

    NASA's GCPEX Mission: What We Don't Know about Snow

    01.31.12 - Scientists have shown that it is possible to detect and measure snow from space, but much remains unknown about snow.

  • TRMM in a clean room before launch

    Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission Turns 15

    11.27.12 - When it rains it pours, goes the saying, and for the last 15 years, tropical rainfall data has poured in, thanks to TRMM.

  • Around midnight on August 8, 2010, a violent surge of loosened earth roared down mountain slopes and slammed into quietly sleeping neighborhoods in Zhouqu County in Gansu, China.

    NASA's TRMM Satellite Confirms 2010 Landslides

    11.27.12 - A comparison of a new global catalog of rain-triggered landslides with rain data from TRMM shows 2010 was a devastating year for landslides.

  • Engineers check on the GPM spacecraft after successful completion of its first comprehensive performance test. The silver disc and drum (center) is the GPM Microwave Imager, and the large block on the base is the Dual-frequency Precipitation Radar. The tall golden antenna is the High Gain Antenna fo

    NASA's GPM Observatory Completes First Dry Run

    10.17.12 - NASA's GPM Core Observatory satellite went through its first complete comprehensive performance test (CPT), beginning on Oct. 4, 2012 at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.