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NASA’s climate-monitoring space laser is the last to ride to space on a Delta II rocket – TechCrunch

This weekend, NASA is launching a new, high-tech satellite to monitor the planet’s glacier and sea ice levels — with space lasers, naturally. ICESat-2 will be a huge boon for climatologists, and it’s also a bittersweet occasion: it will be the final launch aboard...

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In just four days, hot temperatures melted all the snow off a glacier

Earth's Northern Hemisphere experienced a scorching summer, with 90-degree temperatures in Arctic reindeer country and heat waves toppling records around the globe.  In Canada's Kluane National Park, the massive Lowell Glacier felt the heat this summer, too.  Both NASA and European Space Agency satellites captured bounties of...

Earth's Northern Hemisphere ex...

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