Earth  ID: 20150

Global Precipitation Measurement Mission

A sucessor to TRMM, GPM will monitor global precipitation in various forms using a fleet of spacecraft, networked ground stations and integrated data processing centers.

Updated March 2010: This animation no longer reflects the spacecraft configuration. NASA's animation team is currently working on an updated animation.

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Chris Meaney (HTSI): Lead Animator
Michael Starobin (HTSI): Producer
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab

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Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM)

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GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Precipitation
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GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version