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NASA, ULA Launch Mission to Track Earth's Changing Ice

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Portal origin URL: NASA, ULA Launch Mission to Track Earth's Changing IcePortal origin nid: 432450Published: Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 10:15Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: 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.Portal image: The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket with the NASA Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2)Science Categories: Earth

This Week's Top Space Stories!

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Satellites are monitoring Hurricane Florence, NASA's new mission will study the thinning ice sheets in Antarctica and a newfound exoplanet may answer questions about mid-sized worlds. These are just some of this week's top stories from Space.com.

NASA-funded ELFIN To Study How Electrons Get Lost

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Portal origin URL: NASA-funded ELFIN To Study How Electrons Get LostPortal origin nid: 432306Published: Friday, September 14, 2018 - 12:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The NASA-funded, UCLA built ELFIN Cubesat will launch on Sept 15, piggy-backing with NASA's ICESat-2, to study how electrons are lost from the Van Allen Belts.Portal image: artist’s depiction of the Van Allen BeltsScience Categories: Sun

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