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  • nasa launches earth observing satellite

    NASA launches Earth-observing satellite

    World | January 31, 2015 23:19 IST

    California: A NASA satellite lifted off early Saturday on a three-year mission to track the amount of water locked in soil, which may help residents in low-lying regions brace for floods or farmers prepare for

  • nasa to launch drought tracking satellite this month

    NASA to launch drought-tracking satellite this month

    World | January 11, 2015 14:46 IST

    Washington: A new satellite expected to be launched this month will improve drought monitoring around the world, the US space agency said in a statement.The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite will provide the best

  • new nasa instrument to accurately measure earth s soil

    New NASA instrument to accurately measure Earth's soil

    World | December 31, 2014 11:52 IST

    Washington: NASA is all set to launch an instrument that will measure the moisture lodged in Earth's soils with unprecedented accuracy and resolution.Scheduled for launch Jan 29, the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) instrument has