Notes from the Field

Aquarius/SAC-D Mission

September 24th, 2012 by Maria-Jose Viñas

Eric Lindstrom, left, Aquarius Program Scientist, NASA Headquarters, talks about NASA’s Aquarius/SAC-D mission to study the salinity of Earth’s oceans from space on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at NASA Headquarters in Washington. The mission is a collaboration between NASA and Argentina’s space agency Comision Nacional de Actividades Especiales (CONAE), with participation from Brazil, Canada, France and Italy. The Aquarius/SAC-D observatory will launch June 9, 2011 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Photo Credit: (NASA/Carla Cioffi)

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