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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 Launches SMAP On Delta II Rocket Successfully (Photos, Video)

After a delay of two days, NASA successfully launched its first ground-breaking Earth satellite to collect data of the vital soil moisture hidden just beneath our surface by 2 inches ...

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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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