Brevard News

NASA Prepares for Agencies First Earth Water-Monitoring Satellite Mission

NASA will host a virtual media briefing at 10:30 a.m. EST on Nov. 14 at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California to discuss the upcoming launch of the Surface Water and Ocean Topography satellite. Scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Space Force Base in central California at 3:46 a.m. PST (6:46 a.m. EST) on Monday, Dec. 12, SWOT will be the first satellite mission to observe nearly all water on Earth’s surface, measuring the height of water in lakes, rivers, reservoirs, as well as the ocean. […]