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NASA has kickstarted another season of science flights over Greenland to perform research activity with Arctic ice sheets and sea ice.
NASA's Launch Services Program at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida has selected United Launch Services, LLC of Englewood, Colo., to provide Delta II launch services for the Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite (ICESat)-2 mission, currently scheduled for July 2016.
New observations using satellites have confirmed University of Washington researchers' analysis the Arctic Ocean sea ice really is thinning.
NASA will be using an ER-2 high altitude research aircraft to fly test models of two future satellite instruments.
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