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Safety and Occupational Health Manager Position Available Safety and Occupational Health Manager Position Available
Monday October 07, 2019

This position is assigned to the Office of Polar Environment, Health and Safety (PESH), Office of Polar Programs (OPP), National Science Foundation and is located in Alexandria, Virginia. The deadline to apply for this position is October 15, 2019.
Two Polar "Alumni", Both Women, Serving Aboard the International Space Station Two Polar "Alumni", Both Women, Serving Aboard the International Space Station
Tuesday October 01, 2019

Jessica Meir, formerly an NSF funded, U.S. Antarctic Program researcher and now a NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration astronaut, joined the crew of the International Space Station (ISS) earlier this week, temporarily increasing the orbiting laboratory's population to nine people, one of whom is fellow astronaut Christina Hammock Koch, who also served in the Antarctic Program and at NSF's Summit Station in Greenland.

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NSF Office of Polar Programs (OPP)
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NSF Press Releases
View the most recent Antarctic press releases, releases from previous years, and press statements.

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.