NASA's Kennedy Space Center could soon be underwater as sea levels rise because of climate change



Rising sea levels are threatening the majority of NASA's launch pads and multi-billion dollar complexes famous for training astronauts and launching historic missions into space.
From Cape Canaveral in Florida to mission control in Houston, Texas, the US space agency is busily building seawalls where possible and moving some buildings further inland.
Five of the seven major NASA centers are located along the coast, because being close to the water is a logistical necessity for launching rockets and testing spacecraft.
Many NASA centers have already faced costly damage from encroaching... read more

 
27 September 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 40
Source: Daily Mail
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