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Platform: TRMM > Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission
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Orbit
Orbit Altitude: 402 km
Orbit Inclination: 35 degrees
Period: 92.6 minutes
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Inclined Non-Polar
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Description
The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (or TRMM) is a NASA satellite that
provides more information both to test and to improve those models. TRMM is
particularly devoted to determining rainfall in ... View entire text
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: 3 YEARS
Launch Date: 1997-11-27
Launch Site: Tanegashima Island, Japan
Primary Sponsors:
USA/NASA
JAPAN/JAXA
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