Earth  ID: 11496

GPM Launch Multimedia Package

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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Credits

Walt Feimer (HTSI): Animator
Chris Meaney (HTSI): Animator
Trent L. Schindler (USRA): Animator
Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Rich Melnick (HTSI): Video Editor
Michael Randazzo (AIMM): Video Editor
Ryan Fitzgibbons (USRA): Video Editor
Swarupa Nune (Vantage): Video Editor
Dalia B Kirschbaum (NASA/GSFC): Interviewee
Tom Wagner (NASA): Interviewee
Walt A. Petersen (NASA/GSFC Wallops): Interviewee
Gail Skofronick Jackson (NASA/GSFC): Interviewee
Candace C Carlisle (NASA/GSFC): Interviewee
Ardeshir A Azarbarzin (NASA/GSFC): Interviewee
Ryan Fitzgibbons (USRA): Producer
Rani Gran (NASA/GSFC): Producer
Michelle Handleman (USRA): Producer
Gail Skofronick Jackson (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Dalia B Kirschbaum (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET): Project Support
Pat Kennedy (HTSI): Project Support
Matthew R. Radcliff (USRA): Project Support
Katie Lewis (USRA): Project Support
Katrina Jackson (ARTS): Project Support
Nasreen Alkhateeb (AIMM): Project Support
John Caldwell (AIMM): Project Support
Dan Gallagher (USRA): Project Support
Stuart A. Snodgrass (HTSI): Project Support
Rob Andreoli (AIMM): Videographer
Michael Starobin (HTSI): Videographer
Ryan Fitzgibbons (USRA): Videographer
John Caldwell (AIMM): Videographer
Brooke Harris (USRA): Videographer
Michael McClare (HTSI): Videographer
Aries Keck (ADNET): Writer
Dalia B Kirschbaum (NASA/GSFC): Writer
Ellen T. Gray (ADNET): Writer
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Mission:
Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM)

Goddard TV Tape:
G2014-008 -- GPM Launch NASA TV Event

Keywords:
SVS >> GPM
SVS >> HDTV
GCMD >> Location >> Japan
SVS >> Launch
SVS >> Rocket
NASA Science >> Earth
SVS >> JAXA
SVS >> Tanegashima

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 8.0.0.0.0