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iCandy: Made to Measure

Keeping tabs on air, oceans, food, and beer

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Image: NASA/Reuters
This is a digital rendering of what the Aquarius/SAC-D spacecraft will look like after its scheduled launch into orbit in June. Aquarius will give NASA its first space-based readings of salinity levels at the surface of the oceans—a heretofore missing link in climate modeling.

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