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This is the last year for Operation IceBridge, NASA's most comprehensive airborne survey of ice change.

The mission of Operation IceBridge is to collect data on changing polar land and sea ice and maintain continuity of measurements between NASA's Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite (ICESat) missions.

NASA is carrying out its sixth consecutive year of Operation IceBridge research flights over Antarctica to study changes in the continent's ice sheet, glaciers and sea ice.

At first glance a dry lake bed in the southern California desert seems like the last place to prepare to study ice.

On Sunday, April 20, 2014, the Expedition 39 crew aboard the International Space Station welcomed nearly two-and-a-half tons of supplies and scientific payloads to the station with the arrival of the third SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo spacecraft.

The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft arrived at the International Space Station April 20, delivering almost 5,000 pounds of scientific experiments and supplies for the Expedition 39 crew. Dragon was launched atop the commercial company's Falcon 9 rocket April 18 from Space Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., on the third commercial resupply mission to the station for SpaceX.

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Dragon spacecraft launched today on its 3rd Commercial Resupply Mission (CRS-3) to the International Space Station for NASA.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 14 April 2014

Today: SpaceX (SpX)-3 Launch Scrub: Today's planned SpX-3 launch from Cape Canaveral was scrubbed due to an issue with the launch vehicle. The next launch opportunity would be Friday, April 18, at 2:25pm CDT if the issue can be resolved.

NASA hosted a Google+ Hangout news conference on Tuesday, Oct. 29 to share information about Operation IceBridge's upcoming airborne field campaign in Antarctica.

George Hale: Success in science often relies as much on planning, communication, and constant improvement as it does on gathering data, writing papers, and giving lectures. This is especially true for large scientific missions like NASA's Operation IceBridge.

This image of Saunders Island and Wolstenholme Fjord with Kap Atholl in the background was taken during an Operation IceBridge survey flight in April, 2013. Sea ice coverage in the fjord ranges from thicker, white ice seen in the background, to thinner grease ice and leads showing open ocean water in the foreground.

Alaskan mountains seen from high altitude aboard the NASA P-3B during the IceBridge transit flight from Thule to Fairbanks on March 21, 2013.

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.

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