GPM Core Observatory
This video montage shows scenes from the test deployments of both GPM Core satellite solar arrays in a clean room at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., in June 2013.
This animation depicts the various components of the GPM Microwave Imager (GMI).
As anyone who has ever been caught in a sudden and unexpected downpour knows, gaps still exist in our knowledge about the behavior and movement of precipitation, clouds and storms. An upcoming satellite mission from NASA and the Japanese Space Agency aims to fill in those gaps both in coverage and in scientists' understanding of precipitation.