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Anomaly in SMAP Antenna Erodes Texas Hope to Monitor Drought

The radar instrument on NASA’s Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite observatory which has been touted as the ultimate panacea to deal with Texas and California’s impending drought in the coming years, has developed anomaly in its antenna and stopped all its transmission to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, which is monitoring it. The radar is one of two ...

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Will Bitcoin Bailout Greece Out of Crisis? Not Likely

The impending referendum on Sunday in Greek is expected to go against the government’s nod to accept the IMF terms for another row of austerity measures in lieu of a new bailout, spelling the term "EXIT" louder than ever. While Athens is burning, there are proponents of Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency, who are betting high on its appreciation by four times ...

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ISRO Postpones IRNSS-1D Launch Due to Last Minute Glitch in Telemetry Transmitter

ISRO has postponed the launch of its fourth navigation satellite IRNSS-1D scheduled for launch around March 9 just ahead of the clearance for board after anomaly found in its telemetry transmitters at the last minute. The entire system was put through a full test on Tuesday, March 3 and the glitch was noticed during the integrated electrical checks of the ...

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