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NASA, ULA Launch Mission to Track Earth's Changing Ice
NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) successfully launched from California at 9:02 a.m. EDT Saturday, embarking on its mission to measure the ice of Earth’s frozen reaches with unprecedented accuracy.
(2018-9-15 23:15:00)
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NASA Investment in Cholera Forecasts Helps Save Lives in Yemen
For the first time ever, measurements from NASA Earth-observing research satellites are being used to help combat a potential outbreak of life-threatening cholera. Humanitarian teams in Yemen are targeting areas identified by a NASA-supported project that precisely forecasts high-risk regions based on environmental conditions observed from space.
(2018-8-28 05:33:00)
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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.
(2018-8-23 01:43:00)
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NASA to Host Media Briefing on New Ice-Monitoring Mission
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Aug. 22, to discuss the upcoming launch of the Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite (ICESat-2), which will fly NASA’s most advanced laser altimeter to measure Earth’s changing ice.
(2018-8-18 02:00:00)
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NASA Invites Media to Meet Earth Science Innovators
From flooding in New Orleans to coffee cultivation in Guatemala and wildfires in Alaska, NASA Earth observations from space are being put to work helping address a wide range of real-world issues.
(2018-7-28 03:13:00)