Satellite to Study Earth’s Water Arrives at Launch Site

Satellite to Study Earth’s Water Arrives at Launch Site

The international SWOT mission will view Earth’s ocean and surface water on land with unprecedented clarity. The Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite arrived at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California, where teams will begin final preparations for the spacecraft’s launch in December on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Center-4 East. SWOT is […]

Earth and Venus grew up as rambunctious planets

Earth and Venus grew up as rambunctious planets

Planet formation was likely even messier and more complicated than most scientists would care to admit, according to new research led by researchers at the University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory.