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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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NASA’s Earth Mission SMAP All Set to Map Frozen Soil by April End

NASA’s Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission launched on January 31 to measure moisture on the top few inches of soil globally will begin monitoring the frozen or thawed landscape ...

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4 New NASA Missions Exploring Deep on Earth, 1 More to Begin Soon

Four new NASA Earth-observing missions are collecting data from space – with a fifth newly in orbit – after the busiest year of NASA Earth science launches in more than ...

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SMAP Launch on Delta II Rocket Delayed to Saturday Morning Now

Launch of NASA’s Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission aboard Delta II rocket has been delayed fourth time since Thursday due to high winds and some repairs on debonds and ...

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SMAP: 5 Things NASA is Looking For to Study on Earth’s Moisture Levels

The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission, scheduled for launch on Jan. 29, will measure the moisture in Earth’s soil with greater accuracy and higher resolution than any preceding mission, ...

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NASA’s SMAP Instrument All Set to Measure Earth’s Soil

NASA’s Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) instrument is all set to measure the moisture lodged in Earth’s soils with an unprecedented accuracy and resolution. The instrument’s consists of three main parts ...

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