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GPM Launches

02.27.2014

The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory, a joint Earth-observing mission between NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), thundered into space at 1:37 p.m. EST 2/27.

  • GPM image of rainfall rates

    First Images Available from NASA-JAXA Global Rain and Snowfall Satellite

    03.25.2014

    3D view inside an extra-tropical cyclone observed off the coast of Japan by GPM's Dual-frequency Precipitation Radar.

  • Natural color Aqua satellite image of frozen Lake Erie

    Frozen Lake Erie

    01.15.2014

    The intense cold snap that gripped much of central Canada and the United States in early January 2014 brought thick and widespread ice to the Great Lakes.

  • Composite map of United States using data from Landsat 8

    Landsat 8’s First Year

    02.11.2014

    Happy Birthday Landsat 8!

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Precipitation Education Website

This website, presented by NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission, provides students and educators with resources to learn about Earth’s water cycle, weather and climate, and the technology and societal applications of studying them.

Phenomenally Pfun Puzzle

Can you solve our crossword puzzle? All the answers to the clues come from the universe pages on the Starchild website.

Know Your Earth 1.0

The “Know Your Earth” project is a venture between NASA’s Earth-Observing missions and National CineMedia. Know Your Earth is a fun, engaging, and educational three-minute segment of “Did You Know” questions that all have a message that focuses on global climate change and literacy throughout the Lobby Entertainment Network in 291 national movie theaters.

Know Your Earth 2.0, Chicago

"Know Your Earth 3.0, Local Connections" is a partnership among 22 of NASA's Earth-observing missions. This educational project focuses on educating students, teachers and the public about cutting-edge NASA Earth science research
                                                                                                                                                                                         
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