Music: "Lay Me Down," Sarah Westen Rasmussen, William Patrick Van Alstine, Killer Tracks BMI
The ICESat-2 satellite, which is currently being built and tested at NASA Goddard in Greenbelt, will study Earth in a unique way -- and we have developed a unique education and outreach tool.
In Photon Jump, a 3-minute short animation, a brave photon of light named Pho must travel from a NASA spacecraft down to Earth and back again to help complete a crucial science mission.
The animation is a partnership between NASA’s ICESat-2 mission and students from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Developed by students and faculty with direct supervision from ICESat’s scientists and engineers, the goal was to create an entertaining and educational short film for a variety of audiences..
GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation:
Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 126.96.36.199.0