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GPM Project Scientist Gail Skofronick-Jackson explains why all snowflakes have six sides and how the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission can measure falling snow from space.
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GPM Project Scientist Gail Skofronick-Jackson explains why all snowflakes have six sides and how the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission can measure falling snow from space.
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Find out how you can help NASA scientists study different types of snowflakes to learn about the atmosphere and changes in climate.