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  • Key Data For NASA’s Ice-Monitoring Satellite In Trouble Thanks To Shutdown

    Key Data For NASA’s Ice-Monitoring Satellite In Trouble Thanks To Shutdown

    Last month, NASA researchers were gleefully sharing the early returns from their recently launched ice-monitoring satellite, ICESat-2, at the world’s largest annual meeting of Earth scientists. This month, many of those same researchers are furloughed as a vital airborne campaign needed to calibrate the satellite faces mounting delays due to the U.S. government shutdown.