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NASA awards water survey mission launch contract to SpaceX

NASA awards water survey mission launch contract to SpaceX

NASA's Surface Water & Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite, which will conduct first-ever survey of Earth's surface water, will ride to orbit aboard SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket. The launch will take place from Vandenberg Air Force Base in April 2021.

Researchers find extensive deposits of water ice buried under Mars’ surface

Researchers find extensive deposits of water ice buried under Mars’ surface

Using data from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), a team of Canadian researchers has determined that there is enough water ice hidden under the surface of Mars' Utopia Planitia to fill Lake

Arctic Sea ice 28% down as temperatures 36 degrees above normal: study

Arctic Sea ice 28% down as temperatures 36 degrees above normal: study

Sea ice around the North Pole is nearly 28 per cent down and average temperature is roughly 36 degrees above the normal, according to a new study by NASA researchers.

International crew on the way to ISS

International crew on the way to ISS

Carrying a trio of astronauts for a six-month mission to the International Space Station (ISS), Soyuz FG rocket blasted off from its pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at GMT-5; 2:20 a.

Trump’s victory looks terrible for NASA’s Earth science missions

Trump’s victory looks terrible for NASA’s Earth science missions

It is still unknown what the Donald Trump administration will mean for the future of the government-run space agency NASA, but the Republican leader's win will apparently be terrible for the agency

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