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2003-Jul-08, 11:03 PM
SUMMARY: NASA's newest Earth observation satellite launched Saturday aboard a Boeing Delta II rocket. Called Aqua, the satellite will gather data about global precipitation, evaporation and the cycling of water to help scientists understand if there's any acceleration of the Earth's water cycle and due to changing climate. The infrared sounder on board will measure the Earth's atmosphere and help improve weather prediction.

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