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If you have inquiries about information or a news story related to Antarctica, contact the following:

Terri Edillon, NSF

Media Contact
Mike England, NSF

NSF Office of Polar
Programs Communications,

The Antarctic Sun
Lauren Lipuma

2022-2023 Antarctic Media Visits

NSF and USAP will not be accepting applications or holding media visits for the 2022-2023 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic:

Any updates to this decision will be posted to the NSF Office of Polar Programs Announcements page:

NSF Office of Polar Programs (OPP)
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NSF Polar Programs News Releases
View the most recent news releases, including Antarctic science news.

Significant U.S. Science Discoveries from Antarctica
Read about the many notable scientific discoveries made by USAP researchers.

The Antarctic Sun Newspaper
Why do people go to Antarctica, and what do they do there? Read the USAP's newspaper to find out about U.S. Antarctic communities.

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USAP Participants continually document Antarctica through various multimedia. Take a look at the USAP web cams, ice-breaking ships, Dinosaurs on Ice, satellite images, and more.

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News and Announcements

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Summary of the Polar Physical Qualification Process in Response to Changing COVID-19 Dynamics Summary of the Polar Physical Qualification Process in Response to Changing COVID-19 Dynamics
Office of Polar Programs News
Tuesday July 26, 2022

To protect both the individuals deploying and the overall mission, it is critical that persons are healthy and medically fit for deployment.

McMurdo Station parade celebrates July 4 McMurdo Station parade celebrates July 4
USAP Headlines
Thursday July 21, 2022

Residents of McMurdo Station took part in the sixth-annual Independence Day parade earlier this month, a demonstration of their creativity and commitment to fun at the midpoint of the long Antarctic winter.

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