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NASA to Launch SMAP Satellite to Combat Drought

Soil Moister Active Passive Satellite

At present no ground or satellite based global network infrastructure exists for monitoring soil moisture on a local level. The Soil Moisture Active Passive SMAP satellite mission to be launched in October 2014 as part of NASA’s fall launch schedule will collect local data agriculture and water managers needed globally.

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