Tapah - Northwestern Pacific Ocean

Sep. 19, 2019 - NASA Analyzes Rainfall Rates in New Tropical Storm Tapah Tropical Storm Tapah formed quickly in the northwestern Pacific Ocean and as it was strengthening from a depression to a tropical storm, the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite passed overhead from its orbit in space Read full post

Out With the Harvest, In With the Hunt

In the wake of the beautiful Harvest Moon seen Sept. 14, Earth’s satellite now enters its waning phase, shrinking slice by slice into a visible semicircle as the rotating Earth spins around the Sun and its shadow is cast past us onto the Moon. This period of waxing or waning is Read full post

Mario - Eastern Pacific Ocean

Sep. 19, 2019 - NASA-NOAA Satellite Finds Tropical Storm Mario More Out of Shape NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite imagery revealed Tropical Storm Mario appeared to be losing its rounded shape in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. When tropical cyclones begin to lose their shape and appear less circular, it is generally an indication Read full post

Lorena - Eastern Pacific Ocean

Sep. 19, 2019 - NASA-NOAA Satellite Finds Lorena’s Strong Storms Lashing Mexico Imagery from NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite found Tropical Storm Lorena lashing the western coast of Mexico. The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument aboard Suomi NPP provided a visible image of Lorena on Sept. 18 that revealed powerful storms Read full post

Kiko - Eastern Pacific Ocean

Sep. 19, 2019 - NASA-NOAA Satellite Finds Tropical Storm Kiko Staying in Shape Satellite imagery from NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite showed Tropical Storm Kiko maintained its shape and strength after weakening from hurricane-force. The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument aboard Suomi NPP provided a visible image of Kiko on Sept. Read full post

Jerry - North Atlantic Ocean

Sep. 19, 2019 -NASA Analyzes Rainfall Rates in Strengthening Tropical Storm Jerry NASA has the unique capability of peering under the clouds in storms and measuring the rate in which rain is falling. Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite passed over Tropical Storm Jerry from its orbit in space Read full post

Imelda - Eastern Pacific Ocean

Sep. 19, 2019 - NASA Estimates Tropical Depression Imelda’s Huge Texas Rainfall Northeastern Texas has borne the brunt of Tropical Depression Imelda’s heavy rainfall and NASA estimated that rainfall with an algorithm that incorporates data from satellites and observations. By Thursday morning, September 19, Tropical Storm Imelda had dropped over 10 inches Read full post

Humberto - Atlantic Ocean

Sep. 19, 2019 - NASA Satellite Data Shows Humberto’s Structure Change NASA’s Aqua Satellite provided data on Major Hurricane Humberto that revealed its structure was changing as it was moving through the North Atlantic Ocean and past Bermuda. On Sept. 18 at 12:30 p.m. EDT, the Moderate Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument Read full post

NASA EXPRESS: Your STEM Connection for Sept. 19, 2019

  Launch a New School Year With NASA! Audience: All Educators Contact: STEM@mail.nasa.gov  It’s the most wonderful time of the year—the school year has launched! That’s not the only launch we’re excited about. Soon, Artemis missions will rocket the first woman and next man to the lunar surface! The “STEM Forward to the Moon Read full post