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Helping satellites be right as rain

As you read this paragraph, a NASA satellite orbits around planet Earth, gathering data on—of all things—soil moisture. Moisture in the soil acts like a thermostat for the planet. Along with affecting agricultural production, ...

dateJun 08, 2016 in Environment
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Image: Space suit vacuum test

Scheduled for launch in November, ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet is travelling the world preparing for his six-month adventure on the International Space Station. At NASA's Johnson Space Center, in Houston, USA, Thomas is putting ...

dateMay 11, 2016 in Space Exploration
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