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GPM Launch Coverage Promo

Join NASA as we count down the launch of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission at 12:00 PM EST, Thursday, February 27, 2014. GPM is a joint mission between NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and it will set a new standard in measuring rain and snow around the world. As we build up to the launch from Tanegashima Space Center in Japan, our NASA scientists will discuss the satellite's major innovations and the big questions GPM will set out to answer. Follow along on NASA Television ( and ask your big questions to the experts using #gpm on Twitter. GPM is scheduled to launch from Tanegashima Space Center at 1:07 PM EST on February 27, 2014. For more information, visit


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Walt Feimer (HTSI): Lead Animator
Trent L. Schindler (USRA): Animator
Chris Meaney (HTSI): Animator
Ryan Fitzgibbons (USRA): Video Editor
Michael Randazzo (AIMM): Video Editor
Ryan Fitzgibbons (USRA): Producer
Candace C Carlisle (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Arthur Hou Ph.D. (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Ardeshir A Azarbarzin (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Gail Skofronick Jackson (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET): Project Support
Rob Andreoli (AIMM): Videographer
John Caldwell (AIMM): Videographer
Brooke Harris (USRA): Videographer
Ryan Fitzgibbons (USRA): Videographer
Michael McClare (HTSI): Videographer
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