SpaceX launches sharp-eyed SWOT water monitoring satellite

The first satellite specifically designed to carry out a global study of the Earth’s surface waters has taken off.

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite before dawn Wednesday, Dec. 16, from Space Launch Complex-4E at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.

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