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Latest Soil Moisture Active and Passive mission Stories

2015-05-19 16:20:32

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's new Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission to map global soil moisture and detect whether soils are frozen or thawed has begun

2015-01-31 12:20:04

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Jan.

smap launch
2015-01-31 10:07:49

A NASA spacecraft designed to provide high-resolution soil moisture measurements and help scientists better predict extreme weather events successfully launched from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California this morning.

2015-01-27 23:02:24

Envision Experience, a leading education organization dedicated to enabling students to explore their interests, chosen to attend NASA SMAP launch and share the event in real-time video, photos,

2015-01-16 16:20:53

WASHINGTON, Jan.16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is preparing for a Thursday, Jan. 29, launch of the first U.S.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.