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Lifeblood of the Desert: Is Tech the Answer to Yuma Water Woes?

Apr 11, 2018
Maya Springhawk Robnett / KAWC Colorado River Public Media

In Yuma, Arizona, the Colorado River is not what it was.  For thousands of years, its raging water deposited rich soil in the delta, creating one of the most verdant agricultural areas in the world.  Today, the river flow is 1 percent of what it was a century ago, but agriculture continues to thrive even as the water needed to maintain it dwindles due to over-allocation and drought. 

Maya Springhawk Robnett / KAWC Colorado River Public Media

An elementary school in Yuma connected with astronauts on the International Space Station recently through a NASA video call.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett was there…

Yuma Elementary School Prepares for Takeoff to Mars

Mar 2, 2018
Maya Springhawk Robnett / KAWC Colorado River Public Media

An elementary school in Yuma is going to Mars.  The kids got their tickets, received a briefing from National Aeronautics and Space Administration engineers, and they’re set to get advice from astronauts on the International Space Station.  Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science Desk reports…

NASA's Orion Capsule Parachute Test Postponed, then Successful

Dec 22, 2017
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The most recent test for NASA’s Orion capsule parachute system at the Yuma Proving Ground was postponed for two days.  But a successful test did (eventually) take place.  Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science Desk was at the Yuma Proving Ground for the test…

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The nation is awaiting a total solar eclipse next week. People will be able to see it on TV, through telescopes or with their own eyes.

However, big events also mean big opportunities for scammers and unethical businesses.

KAWC's Stephanie Sanchez reports.

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