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SMAP - Measuring soil moisture from space - Illustration

2015-06-18 - The purpose of the SMAP mission is to map soil moisture and its freeze/thaw state from space. The satellite precisely measures conditions in the top 5 cm of soil. This data can be extremely useful, particularly for agriculture. (Credit: Canadian Space Agency)

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Photo taken on June 18, 2015

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