The Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2)
is the 2nd-generation of the orbiting laser altimeter ICESat.
Ross? Frosty? Penelope? ICESat-2's penguin
mascot needs a name! Help us choose one and give the little blue bird
a backstory as well. Details
Calling all high school age students:
New video contest communicating NASA Earth Science features ICESat-2.
- December 12, 2013: ICESat-2 Mission Town Hall at the AGU Fall Meeting.
- Joint Vegetation Tutorial with Landsat 8, May 7-8, 2014.
Feb. 18, 2014:
Congratulations to the ICESat-2 team for passing
its Mission Critical Design Review! Now, on to building and
testing software and hardware for flight.
Latest satellite image
Credits: Satellite image courtesy of Orbital
Earth image illustrating AMSR-E sea ice courtesy of
the NASA Scientific Visualization Studio