News Archive / Tagged: Core Observatory
Earth’s first selfieHeather SmithMay 26th, 2014
In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, NASA asked “Where are you on Earth Right Now?” Receiving 36,422 individual photos from people on every continent, including 113 countires and regions, NASA created the “Global Selfie” mosaic which was released almost a month later. The photos were posted with the tag #GlobalSelfie on popular social media websites […]
NASA Hosts Prelaunch Media Events for Global Precipitation MissionPress ReleaseJanuary 10th, 2014
NASA will hold a series of media events Monday, Jan. 27, in advance of the February launch of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory from Japan. The events will be held at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
NASA, JAXA announce global precipitation satellite launch dateJason RhianDecember 27th, 2013
With weather and environmental concerns foremost in mind, NASA and the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) have announced that on Thursday February 27, between 1:07 p.m. to 3:07 p.m. EST (3:07 a.m. to 5:07 a.m. JST Friday, Feb. 28) they will launch the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory satellite. Launch will take place from JAXA’s Tanegashima Space Center […]