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Operation IceBridge resumes Antarctic flights

(—Scientists and flight crew members with Operation IceBridge, NASA's airborne mission to study Earth's changing polar ice, are beginning another campaign over Antarctica. Now in its fourth year, IceBridge's return ...

dateOct 15, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Image: Crack discovered in Pine Island Glacier

( -- In mid-October 2011, NASA scientists working in Antarctica discovered a massive crack across the Pine Island Glacier, a major ice stream that drains the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Extending for 19 miles (30 ...

dateFeb 01, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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