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GPM 'Unique Perspectives' photo and video contest
30 October 2013
NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement mission wants to see your photos and videos of precipitation from unique perspectives.
There are many ways to view precipitation. Rain gauges collect water as it hits the ground. Weather radars detect rain and snow as it falls through the air. Research aircraft can measure moisture while flying through clouds, and satellites like the GPM Core Observatory can view precipitation from space.
How do you view precipitation? Get out your cameras and show NASA. They'd like to see weather from all angles - far away, up close, above, below and inside - the more creative and unique, the better. Post your coolest photos and videos of precipitation from unique perspectives, and NASA will choose the best ones to post on the NASA Precipitation Measurement Missions websites (http://pmm.nasa.gov & http://www.nasa.gov/gpm).