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NASA Begins New Season of Arctic Ice Science Flights

March 22, 2013

Will Closely Monitor Arctic Ice Sheet, Scale Back Land Coverage NASA's Operation IceBridge scientists have begun another season of research activity over Arctic ice sheets and sea ice with the first of a series of science flights from Greenland completed on Wednesday. A specially equipped P-3B research aircraft from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, VA, is operating out of airfields in Thule and Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, and Fairbanks, Alaska.

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