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Anomaly in SMAP Antenna Erodes Texas Hope to Monitor Drought

The radar instrument on NASA’s Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite observatory which has been touted as the ultimate panacea to deal with Texas and California’s impending drought in the ...

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California has only 1 year of water left: NASA Scientist

The state of California has only about one year’s worth of water left in storage and its groundwater is rapidly depleting, a NASA scientist has found, augmenting drought fears projected ...

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DSCOVR Satellite Game Changer to Forecast Earth Weather Accurately (Photos, Video)

A new mission to monitor solar activity is now making its way to an orbit one million miles from Earth. The Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) launched on a SpaceX ...

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NASA to Launch SMAP Mission to Study Moisture, Predict Drought Accurately

NASA has announced the launch of its upcoming Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission on January 29 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California to provide accurate, highest-resolution global measurements ...

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NOAA: Natural disasters alone caused a loss of $35 billion so far in 2011

Now that North Carolina has begun assessing the loss left behind by Hurricane Irene, a look at how natural disasters devastated the United States economy reveals $750 billion in losses ...

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