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Super Typhoon Vongfong

The Legacy of Nimbus
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The Legacy of Nimbus

Fifty years ago, NASA launched the first of seven satellites that revolutionized how we study weather, the atmosphere, and other Earth systems.

Published Oct 12, 2014

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Typhoon Vongfong
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Typhoon Vongfong

The second massive storm of October 2014 barrels down on Japan.

Published Oct 10, 2014

Image of the Day Atmosphere Water Severe Storms

Typhoon Vongfong
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Typhoon Vongfong

The storm became the fourth this year to reach category 5 strength.

Published Oct 8, 2014

Atmosphere Water Severe Storms