NASA Satellite Photos Show Shrinking Lake Mead – Water Supply to 40 Miilion Americans

This artist's concept shows a SpaceX Crew Dragon docking with the International Space Station as it will during a mission for NASA's Commercial Crew Program. NASA is partnering with Boeing and SpaceX to build a new generation of human-rated spacecraft capable of taking astronauts to the station and expanding research opportunities in orbit. / Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Lake Mead is vanishing, and NASA has a front row seat.

It’s the largest reservoir in the U.S. and a crucial source of water and hydroelectric power. More than 40 million people depend on Lake Mead for water.

New satellite images from NASA show just how much Lake Mead has changed over the years, and experts say it’s troubling.

Image From NASA
Image From NASA

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