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NASA counts down to launch of laser study of ice sheets

NASA counts down to launch of laser study of ice sheets
  • NASA counts down to launch of laser study of ice sheets FWC: NASA counts down to launch of laser study of ice sheets

    NASA counted down Saturday to the launch of its $1 billion ICESat-2 mission, using advanced lasers to uncover the true depth of the melting of Earth’s ice sheets. The mission will inform sea level rise forecasts and is “exceptionally important for science,” according to Richard Slonaker, ICESat-2 program executive at…

  • Obama Responds To Hecklers With Humor FWC: Obama Responds To Hecklers With Humor

    While campaigning in Florida for Andrew Gillum, former President Barack Obama responded to hecklers with good humor.

  • Shark stalked bloody victim as rescuers rushed him to California beach FWC: Shark stalked bloody victim as rescuers rushed him to California beach

    A kayaker who helped rescue a teen attacked by a shark off a California beach says the shark stalked the kayak during a life-and-death race to shore.         

  • Russian Lawmakers Head to U.S. to Monitor Midterm Elections FWC: Russian Lawmakers Head to U.S. to Monitor Midterm Elections

    Artem Turov From the ruling United Russia party and Alexei Kornienko from the Communist party are part of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s observer mission to the U.S. from Nov. 2 to Nov. 8, Turov said Friday in an interview. “It’s a regular monitoring mission,” said Turov,…