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SMAP - Soil Moisture Active Passive - Mapping soil moisture and freeze/thaw state from Space
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NASA’s innovative soil moisture mapper, a new environmental satellite launching in January, has been fueled up for blastoff from Vandenberg Air Force

NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) spacecraft has arrived at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, to begin final preparations for launch.

Visit NASA's Climate Kids website to learn how NASA is planning to keep track of water in soil.

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