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2016-2017 Antarctic Science Planning Summary Now Available Sep 13, 2016

2016-2017 Antarctic Science Planning Summary Now Available

The 2016-2017 Science Planning Summary is now available. View the new project descriptions and field season overviews to discover what deploying team members plan to accomplish this year.


NSF, NASA Sign Collaborative Agreement to Support Human Health Research in Polar Environments Sep 13, 2016

NSF, NASA Sign Collaborative Agreement to Support Human Health Research in Polar Environments

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and NASA have formed a collaborative arrangement to sponsor basic, applied and operational research, as well as development and training, in extreme polar environments where NSF manages research stations and vessels.


GOES-3 Satellite Decommissioned After Linking Antarctica to the World For More Than 20 Years Jul 19, 2016

GOES-3 Satellite Decommissioned After Linking Antarctica to the World For More Than 20 Years

The National Science Foundation (NSF) late last month decommissioned a 38-year-old communications satellite that for 21 years had helped to link NSF's Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station with the outside world. It was among the oldest, continuously operating satellites in the skies.


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