Due to new FAA regulations, NASA's ICESat-2 team has been restructuring the format of the 2015 ICESat-2 Hexacopter Engineering Challenge. Currently, the competition is on hold while this restructuring takes place. The competition will be slightly delayed, approximately a month, and application submissions will be re-opened shortly. The date for applications will also be pushed back. Please stay tuned to this page for new updates coming soon.
Please contact Brian Campbell, Brian.A.Campbell@nasa.gov with any comments or questions.
The penguin mascot for NASA's upcoming ICESat-2
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ICESat-2 scan pattern (click to start)
Credit: NASA/GSFC Conceptual Image Lab
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