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Aquarius Instrument and Salinity Retrieval [1.2 MB PDF]
Aquarius/SAC-D Delta II Launch Booklet [2.1 MB PDF]
Aquarius/SAC-D Mission brochure [4.6 MB PDF]
Aquarius/SAC-D Mission lithograph [640 KB PDF]
Aquarius Videos and Podcasts
NASA Aquarius Mission Launch
Aquarius/SAC-D Post-Launch News Conference
Latest status from Project Manager Amit Sen
(Episode 5, Lift-Off! 10-Jun-11) Latest status from Project Manager Amit Sen
(Episode 4, 07-Jun-11) NASA's Aquarius Mission to Fly High Over the Salty Seas (06-Jun-11) Latest status from Project Manager Amit Sen
(Episode 3, 27-May-11) Latest status from Project Manager Amit Sen
(Episode 2, 18-May-11) Mission Overview Video (12-May-11) Latest status from Project Manager Amit Sen
(Episode 1, 05-May-11)
|atmosphere: Gaseous layer surrounding a planet; the whole mass of air surrounding the earth.
climate: The prevailing or normal pattern of weather at a place, or in a region, averaged over a long period of time; in contrast to weather, which is the state of the atmosphere at a particular time.
evaporation: The physical process of converting a liquid to a gas. Commonly considered to occur at a temperature below the boiling point of the liquid.
fresh water: Non-saline water.
model: System of data, inferences, and relationships, presented as a description of a process or entity.
molecule: The simplest structural unit displaying the characteristic physical and chemical properties of a compound.
precipitation: Water released from the atmosphere in the form of rain, snow, hail, or sleet from the atmosphere onto Earth's surface.runoff: The downward movement of surface water under gravity in channels ranging from small rills to large rivers.
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