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Findings on Logistical Improvements to Support Antarctic Science Unveiled
2012-07-23 16:22:34

Report details blueprint for securing global research in Antarctica

2011-11-19 04:37:10

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).

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2011-08-26 11:49:24

Icebreaker will create channel allowing annual refueling and resupply of two U.S. stations in Antarctica.

2011-07-13 23:36:24

Norm Augustine, the former Chair of the National Academy of Engineering, will lead an upcoming strategic review of U.S. science-support operations on the continent of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and National Science Foundation (NSF) announced today.

2011-06-07 09:00:00

AURORA, Colo., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) team successfully completed the third major communications upgrade at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, in support of future scientific and environmental satellite missions.

2011-04-20 11:56:41

The National Science Foundation's Office of Polar Programs is making available a new full-color, extensively illustrated booklet that highlights the variety of cutting-edge science conducted in Antarctica at the three year-round stations the United States maintains on the continent.

2011-04-08 08:00:00

DULLES, Va., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has received a one-year extension to its contract with the National Science Foundation (NSF) in support of the U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP).

2011-03-01 10:15:54

Two men of the private Berserk expedition were flown on a US Air Force transport.

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2010-03-09 15:16:55

Iconic dome at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station successfully deconstructed; sections may be reassembled at new Navy museum.


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2009-05-14 17:45:56

The Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station is a U.S. research facility based at the South Pole, in Antarctica. It is the southernmost continually inhabited place on the planet. Its name honors Roald Amundsen who reached the South Pole in December 1911, and Robert F. Scott who reached the South Pole in January 1912. The station was constructed in 1956 to support the International Geophysical Year in 1957. It has been continuously occupied since then. It currently lies within 330 feet of the...

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