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ICESat-2 By the Numbers: 300 Trillion

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ICESat-2 is an incredibly precise space laser that features the latest in NASA technology To measure ice heights, engineers have to take ICESat-2's instrument ATLAS to the extreme - sometimes going big, sometimes going small, but always keeping it precise.

Music: "Cristal Delight," Fred Dubois, Killer Tracks

Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
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