How It Works
ICESat-2’s spacecraft will provide power, propulsion, orbit, navigation, data storage and handling, and more. It features an incredibly precise knowledge of the satellite’s position in space – critical for taking measurements.
Learn more about how ICESat-2 works here.
Scientists, engineers, computer programmers, system administrators, support staff, technicians, contractors and others all work to make the ICESat-2 mission a success. Meet some of them here.