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NASA Launches Satellite For Water Cycle Study

"Exactly what takes place as water circulates from the oceans through the atmosphere onto the land and back to the oceans again is the subject of a multi-million dollar, three country research project in space. On May 4, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is set to launch satellite called Aqua that will carry instruments from three countries to monitor the global water cycle." (Environmental News Service article at )

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