Earth  ID: 12768

ICESat-2 By the Numbers

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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Ryan Fitzgibbons (USRA): Lead Producer
Kate Ramsayer (Telophase Corp.): Lead Writer
Ryan Fitzgibbons (USRA): Writer
Ryan Fitzgibbons (USRA): Lead Animator
Adriana Manrique Gutierrez (USRA): Animator
Thorsten Markus (NASA/GSFC): Lead Scientist
Thomas A. Neumann Ph.D. (NASA/GSFC): Lead Scientist
Ryan Fitzgibbons (USRA): Lead Editor
Ryan Fitzgibbons (USRA): Lead Narrator
Jefferson Beck (USRA): Lead Videographer
Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Lead Visualizer
John Caldwell (AIMM): Lead Videographer
Chris Meaney (KBRwyle): Lead Animator
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Mission:
Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2)

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Narrated Movies

Keywords:
SVS >> Elevation data
SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> Laser
SVS >> Laser Altimeter
SVS >> Sea Ice
SVS >> Hyperwall
SVS >> Polar-orbiting
NASA Science >> Earth
SVS >> ICESat-2