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http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=11784
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NASA and JAXA released the first images captured by their newest Earth-observing satellite, the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory, which launched into space Feb. 27, 2014.
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A video describing how the GPM constellation turns observed radiances and reflectivities of global precipitation into data products.
Show me the Water
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This short video, derived from the Science on a Sphere film "Water Falls", explores how Earth's freshwater resources are allocated and used.
GPM Selects Master Teachers
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GPM recently completed a competitive process to select 25 teachers from around the world for its Master Teacher Program. The chosen educators will develop educational resources based on GPM's data to share with their students and school communities.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXxMrIpMV5c
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Step by step instructions and a parts list to build your own LEGO model of the GPM Core Observatory.
GPM: Engineering Next Generation Observations of Rain and Snow
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Overview of the engineering behind building and testing the GPM Core Observatory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
Rain EnGAUGE Logo
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Celebrate the launch of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission by hosting a GPM Rain EnGAUGE Event – a family science night at your school, outdoor education center, library or museum.
The Anatomy of a Raindrop
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Contrary to popular belief, raindrops are not tear shaped and are actually shaped like the top of a hamburger bun, round on the top and flat on the bottom. This new video from GPM explains why.
Photo of the GPM Core Observatory Paper Model
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Build a paper model of the GPM Core Observatory and learn about the technology the satellite will use to measure precipitation from space.
GPM "Unique Perspectives" Contest
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NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement mission wants to see your photos and videos of precipitation from unique perspectives! There are many ways to view precipitation.

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