ICESat-2 By the Numbers

  • Released Friday, November 3rd, 2017
  • Updated Wednesday, November 15th, 2023 at 12:22AM
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ICESat-2 is an incredibly precise space laser that features the latest in NASA technology To measure ice heights, engineers have to take ICESat-2’s instrument ATLAS to the extreme – sometimes going big, sometimes going small, but always keeping it precise.


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