GPM Launch Multimedia Package

  • Released Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:51PM
  • ID: 11496

A Japanese H-IIA rocket with the NASA-Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory onboard, is seen launching from th Tanegashima Space Center, 1:37 PM (EST) on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, Tanegashima Space Center. The GPM spacecraft will collect information that unifies data from an international network of existing and future satellites to map global rainfall and snowfall every three hours.


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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center


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  • GPM Launch NASA TV Event (ID: 2014008)
    Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 5:00AM