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NASA Tracks Hurricane Alex with TRMM Satellite

NASA’s Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite (TRMM) has been monitoring the hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico now called Alex. The TRMM satellite was specifically designed to measure precipitation in the tropics region of Earth. It has been in orbit since its launch on 27 November 1997.
Check out the images of hurricane Alex from NASA’s TRMM satellite online now here and here.