Latest Transport in Antarctica Stories

2011-11-19 04:37:10

Application deadline is Nov. 28, 2011; deployments to take place Jan. 13-20, 2012 The National Science Foundation (NSF), manager of the U.S. Antarctic Program is accepting written requests from professional journalists to report on scientific research supported by NSF's Office of Polar Programs (OPP). Selected journalists will deploy to Antarctica for approximately one working week. NSF annually selects a small group of journalists, representing a range of news organizations, to make...

2011-03-01 10:15:54

Two men of the private Berserk expedition were flown on a U.S. Air Force transport Two Norwegian citizens who were part of a private expedition that failed in its attempt to reach the South Pole have been flown from Antarctica to Christchurch, New Zealand aboard a U.S. Air Force C-17 transport plane, National Science Foundation (NSF) officials have announced. Karl Erb, who heads the U.S Antarctic Program (USAP), which is managed by NSF, said the two arrived in Christchurch around midday on...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.