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NASA Launching Advanced Laser to Measure Earth’s Changing Ice

NASA Launching Advanced Laser to Measure Earth’s Changing Ice

Next month, NASA will launch into space the most advanced laser instrument of its kind, beginning a mission to measure – in unprecedented detail – changes in the heights of Earth’s polar ice. NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) will measure the average annual elevation change of land ice covering Greenland and Antarctica […]