Photos: NASA Administrator Charles Bolden visits JPL to check on two Earth-observing missions

August 13, 2013

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will visit JPL on Tuesday, Aug. 13, to see progress on two of the Earth-observing missions currently under construction: The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission, scheduled to launch in October 2014, and the International Space Station (ISS)-RapidScat instrument, which is set for launch to the orbiting laboratory in April 2014