Joint U.S./Japanese TRMM Spacecraft Reenters Earth’s Atmosphere

HOUSTON — The joint U.S./Japanese Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission (TRMM) spacecraft made an uncontrolled but anticipated re-entry into the Earth’s atmosphere late June 15. The spacecraft weighed in at 5,800 lb. unfueled when it was launched from Japan’s Tanegashima Space Center on Nov. 27...

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