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Soil Moisture Satellite Reveals First “SMAPshot”

On March 4, 2015, NASA’s Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite successfully completed the initial test of its science instruments and revealed its very first image of the Earth’s soil moisture. These “first-light” images were composed […]

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SMAP Satellite Launch a Success

On Saturday, January 31, Professor Dara Entekhabi and NASA successfully launched their Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite from the Vandenburg Air Force Base, California at 6:22 am Pacific time. “The lift-off was flawless and the […]

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