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2012-07-26 20:51:20

China is building more momentum as a space agency by striking a deal with Argentina to build an antenna for deep space observations.

NASA Celebrates First Birthday For Aquarius
2012-06-14 06:46:49

Aquarius, NASA's pioneering instrument to measure ocean surface salinity from orbit, launched a year ago (on June 10, 2011) aboard the Argentine Space Agency's Satélite de Aplicaciones Científicas (SAC-D) observatory.

NASA's Aquarius Yields Global Map Of Ocean Salinity
2011-09-23 04:39:30

NASA's new Aquarius instrument has produced its first global map of the salinity of the ocean surface, providing an early glimpse of the mission's anticipated discoveries.

2011-06-10 10:50:00

NASA's 'Age of Aquarius' dawned Friday with the launch of an international satellite carrying the agency-built Aquarius instrument that will measure the saltiness of Earth's oceans to advance our understanding of the global water cycle and improve climate forecasts.

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2011-06-09 07:55:00

The launch of the international Aquarius/SAC-D mission is postponed 24 hours until Friday, June 10, from NASA's Space Launch Complex-2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

2011-06-08 18:49:00

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The launch of the international Aquarius/SAC-D mission is postponed 24 hours until Friday, June 10, from NASA's Space Launch Complex-2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The 5-minute launch window opens at 10:20 a.m. EDT (7:20 a.m.

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2011-06-08 13:35:00

A new observatory is about to leave Earth to map a powerful compound of global importance: Common everyday sea salt.

2011-05-26 12:35:00

The launch of the Aquarius/SAC-D observatory is scheduled for June 9, from NASA's Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

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2011-05-17 14:45:00

Final preparations are under way for the June 9 launch of the international Aquarius/SAC-D observatory.


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