HOUSTON – The joint U.S./Japanese Global Precipitation Mission satellite has been turned over to the Earth Science Mission Operations team at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, and the public release of the global rain and snowfall data is expected by September. The $932.8 million, three- to five-year GPM mission spacecraft was launched Feb. 27 from the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan to improve the forecasting of hurricanes, flooding, landslides and droughts. The first ...
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