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NASA Highlights New Findings, Upcoming Missions at Virtual AGU Meeting

Tue, 12/01/2020 - 3:27pm
NASA and researchers from around the world will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), Dec. 1-17, held virtually this year.
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NASA, US and European Partners Launch Mission to Monitor Global Ocean

Sat, 11/21/2020 - 12:55pm
A joint U.S.-European satellite built to monitor global sea levels lifted off on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California Saturday at 9:17 a.m. PST (12:17 p.m. EST).
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NASA TV to Air Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Launch, Prelaunch Activities

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 10:49am
NASA is targeting 12:17 p.m. EST (9:17 a.m. PST) Saturday, Nov. 21, for the launch of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite, the first of two identical satellites to head into Earth orbit five years apart to continue sea level observations for at least the next decade.
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