iStar deployment news

November 18th The iStar D scientists have flown out to Pine Island Glacier to start their work on the traverse. Liz Morris, from the Scott Polar Research Institute, reported weather conditions were fine at Rothera on Saturday (16th) when they began their journey south with the programme’s Science Leader, Andy Smith. They were transported in… Read more »

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iStar progress report

11th November 2013 People and equipment are on the move in Antarctica as the first iStar programme heads out into the field. Science Programme Manager, Andy Smith, reported that the advance team reached Sky Blu on 26th October. Sky Blu is a logistics depot where vehicles and equipment are stored over winter. It also serves… Read more »

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DASH 7 landing at Rothera Research Station.

… and they’re off!

The first members of the iSTAR tractor traverse have now arrived in Antarctica, with more joining them over the next weeks.

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