The ER-2 Team, along with NASA scientists, engineers, and others, are here in Fairbanks to fly a laser altimeter - MABEL - over melting summer sea ice, glaciers, and more. Follow their adventures here.
To build a satellite that will measure all the bumps and dips of our dynamic Earth, engineers started with a black box. Learn how ICESat-2's ATLAS instrument is being built here.
The 2015 ICESat-2 Hexacopter Engineering Challenge
Compete against other college and university students from around the United States in the first-ever competition to be held on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. The competition is limited to 30 teams. Read more about the competition and submit your team application TODAY! Read more here.
Stay tuned to the ICESat-2 website to find out what the winning name of the ICESat-2 penguin will be. Results coming soon!
Sea Ice Focus Session, August 18-19, 2014. Read more here.
ICESat-2 scan pattern (click to start)
Credit: NASA/GSFC Conceptual Image Lab
NASA Reel Science 2014 Winner