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Satellite Launched to Map the World’s Oceans, Lakes, Rivers

By The Associated Press A U.S.-French satellite that will map almost all of the world’s oceans, lakes and rivers rocketed into orbit Friday. The predawn launch aboard a SpaceX rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California capped a highly successful year for NASA. Nicknamed SWOT—short for Surface Water and Ocean Topography—the satellite is needed more than ever as climate change […]