Soil Moisture And Ocean Salinity Satellite Ready For Launch

Thursday, October 29, 2009 - 12:14 in Astronomy & Space

A new European Earth observation satellite will be launched in the early hours of Monday November 2 from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia. The European Space Agency Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity satellite will measure moisture levels in the Earth's soils and the saltiness of the world's oceans from space for the very first time.

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