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NASA Television to Air Launch of Global Ice-Measuring Satellite

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Portal origin URL: NASA Television to Air Launch of Global Ice-Measuring SatellitePortal origin nid: 431723Published: Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 16:21Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2), a mission to measure the changing height of Earth's ice, is scheduled to launch Saturday, Sept. 15, with a 40-minute window opening at 8:46 a.m. EDT (5:46 a.m. PDT).Portal image: Illustration of NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2), a mission to measure the height of Earth's ice.Science Categories: Earth

NASA-funded Rocket to View Sun with X-Ray Vision

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Portal origin URL: NASA-funded Rocket to View Sun with X-Ray VisionPortal origin nid: 431695Published: Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 13:52Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The FOXSI sounding rocket will scour the Sun with X-ray vision, looking for the mysterious mini-explosions that heat the corona to millions of degrees.Portal image: FOXSI prior to 2012 launchScience Categories: Sun

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