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GPM Arrives in Japan Extended B-roll

Extended b-roll of GPM's arrival in Japan and journey to Tanegashima Space Center, Japan.

Built at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., the GPM spacecraft travelled roughly 7,300 miles (11,750 kilometers) to its launch site at Tanegashima Space Center on Tanegashima Island, Japan, where it is scheduled for liftoff on Feb 27, 2014 1:07 pm (EST). GPM's Core Observatory is a joint mission between NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency to study rainfall and snowfall around the globe, including weather and storms that the Core Observatory previewed on its trans-Pacific journey.




Swarupa Nune (Vantage): Video Editor
Ryan Fitzgibbons (USRA): Producer
Ellen T. Gray (ADNET): Project Support
Michael Starobin (HTSI): Videographer
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GCMD >> Location >> Japan
NASA Science >> Earth
SVS >> Tanegashima

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