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The 1930 documentary, With Byrd at the South Pole, promised to bring to cinemas "Drama of human daring and courage at the bottom of the world! Actually filmed in the vast unknown of the Antarctic!" It followed the American navy commander Richard Byrd's celebrated expedition, and captured the ...
[The sun goes down at the South Pole: The last light of autumn from Tuesday bathes an array of flags from the 12 nations that were the original signatories on the 1959 Antarctic Treaty who pledged that they would pursue non-military, cooperative scientific research. Courtesy of Robert Schwarz/University of ...

QUINCY -- The Quincy Historical Society will present guest speaker Bob Begin in a program on the race at the start of the 20th century to be first to reach the South Pole. “Scott, Amundsen and Shackleton: The Race to the Pole” will be presented Wednesday March 21 at 7 p.m. at the Adams Academy ...
China is aiming to be the first to land at the Moon's south pole in order to establish a research station and investigate potential resources, a senior official with China's lunar exploration programme has said. Wu Weiren, a chief designer involved in China's Chang'e lunar exploration programme, told CCTV ...
Weather systems—a euphemism typically reserved for ugly storms—are powered by relatively warm air and the rotation of the Earth. The vast ice cap that covers the Antarctic continent means the South Pole is far from any warm ocean waters. And, if you are standing still at the South Pole proper, you would ...
"As only the Moon's South Pole can receive sunlight in most of its area throughout the year, we want to land at such a place where there might be abundant sunshine and possibly water to build a robotic research station to carry out relevant research using resources there," said Wu Weiren, chief designer ...

Launching a new series, Teen Titans, Megyn Kelly TODAY welcomes Australian student Jade Hameister, who by age 16 skied to the North Pole and South Pole and across the largest polar ice cap in Greenland. “It's important for women in our day and age to focus on what they can do rather than how they ...
At the turn of the year, Swan gathered a group of explorers to take part in the South Pole Energy Challenge (SPEC) – the first ever, entirely 'clean energy' powered mission to the South Pole. The aim of the expedition was to reaffirm those founding values of the 2041 Foundation. But the 2041 Foundation ...
Scotia: Air Guard unit starts return from South Pole mission. Staff report .... This LC-130 "Skibird" crew landed at the South Pole Station with minimum visibility and maximum crosswinds, and then were forced to make an emergency weather divert to Terra Nova Bay when extreme weather made ... more.
I say they're tempting fate—or at least extraterrestrial parasites, with the ability to blend among humans, who desire to murder them all. UPDATE 5:32 PM: Amy Lowitz, who has been stationed at the South Pole Telescope, reached out on Twitter to clarify that the station crew doesn't just watch the classic The ...
Edmonton businessman Darryl Weflen hopes to make history by leading the first Canadian hybrid-vehicle expedition to the South Pole. The four-man crew led by Weflen, who is the president of Airworks, plans to head out in November 2018 on a journey being dubbed Xpedition 90X. If successful, it will be ...
SCOTIA, N.Y. (AP) — The first group of hundreds of Air National Guard members deployed on an annual South Pole mission has returned to their upstate New York base. The New York National Guard says 22 airmen with the 109th Airlift Wing arrived Wednesday morning at Stratton Air National Guard ...
You've never seen Jupiter's south pole quite like this. A new photo by NASA's Juno spacecraft show Jupiter's south pole as seen from above during a recent close encounter on Feb. 7. The photo is actually a series of images taken over time by Juno as the probe whipped around Jupiter during its 11th flyby ...
Fresh out of college, with a degree in meteorology in hand, Janelle Hakala was willing to look anywhere for a job. And anywhere found her a job. Hakala is currently the senior meteorologist for the winter at the South Pole. The 22-year-old Ely native has always been interested in weather. As a child, “I ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Five participants selected for the All Women Expedition to Antartica (Aweta) Challenge 2018 will plant the National Transformation capsule 2050 (TN50) at the South Pole. They will replace the one planted in the South Pole in 2004. National explorer Sharifah Mazlina Syed Abdul Kadir, ...
Janelle Hakala signed a year contract to work at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station from November 2017 to November 2018. Photo submitted. Fresh out of college, with a degree in meteorology in hand, Janelle Hakala was willing to look anywhere for a job. And anywhere found her a job. Hakala is ...
Stuart Jefferies, a physics and astronomy professor at Georgia State University, returned from the South Pole last month after leading a team of scientists that used various instruments to record high-resolution images of the sun. The group included scientists from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in ...

Cyclones at Jupiter's South pole as seen by the Juno spacecraft's Jovian InfraRed Auroral Mapper. Yellow shows thin clouds, red shows thicker clouds. ... It shows five massive cyclones arranged neatly around a center cyclone at Jupiter's south pole. Near the north pole, eight cyclones are similarly ...
An Edmonton businessman plans to head the first Canadian-led driving expedition to the South Pole in a massive hybrid truck travelling a little faster than a dog sled. A four-person team led by Darryl Weflen, president of Airworks Compressors Corp., intends to head out next November on Xpedition 90X, ...
Edmonton businessman Darryl Weflen hopes to make history by leading the first Canadian hybrid-vehicle expedition to the South Pole. The four-man crew led by Weflen, who is the president of Airworks, plans to head out in November 2018 on a journey being dubbed Xpedition 90X. If successful, it will be ...
Scotia: Air Guard unit starts return from South Pole mission. Staff report .... This LC-130 "Skibird" crew landed at the South Pole Station with minimum visibility and maximum crosswinds, and then were forced to make an emergency weather divert to Terra Nova Bay when extreme weather made ... more.
You'd be wrong, because that's apparently what the the crew down at the South Pole Telescope do every year. The viewing marks the changeover between the summer and winter crews stationed down in Antartica. They even go full old-school, eschewing the more famous 1982 John Carpenter adaptation ...
NASA's Juno spacecraft took the color-enhanced time-lapse sequence of images during its eleventh close flyby of the gas giant planet on Feb. 7 between 7:21 a.m. and 8:01 a.m. PST (10:21 a.m. and 11:01 a.m. EST). At the time, the spacecraft was between 137,264 to 200,937 kilometers from the tops of ...
Travel Pictures Quick, what were you doing on February 7, between 10:21 a.m. and 11:01 a.m. EST? Were you in school? In a meeting? Zipping tens of thousands of miles past the South Pole of Jupiter? If it's the last one, then you're probably the Juno spacecraft. Hey, Juno. This series of pictures of the ...
You've never seen Jupiter's south pole quite like this. A new photo by NASA's Juno spacecraft show Jupiter's south pole as seen from above during a recent close encounter on Feb. 7. The photo is actually a series of images taken over time by Juno as the probe whipped around Jupiter during its 11th flyby ...
Australian Jade Hameister has completed what's known as the polar hat-trick and she's still a teenager. At fourteen Jade traversed the Arctic to the North Pole, then a year later crossed the world's largest ice cap in Greenland and then finally this year finished a 37-day expedition through the Antarctic to the ...
An increasing number of Chinese nationals are spending holidays in the Antarctic as the cost of visiting the continent becomes slightly more affordable, state media says. When it comes to Spring Festival, many people in China spend the festive break at home with family. Others opt for holidays in ...
When Australian skier Jade Hameister gave a TEDx talk a few years ago, she was bombarded by trolls online. She was explaining her journey towards the Polar Hat Trick (she's the youngest person ever to traverse the North Pole, South Pole and Greenland ice sheet), in a bid to encourage other young ...
Seunarine and Berkhout's travel to the South Pole was far from routine. It started with commercial flights to Christchurch, New Zealand. The following day, they got their cold weather gear to keep them warm on the "ice," the nickname seasoned travelers use for Antarctica. Multiple weather delays kept them ...
Barricklow said, “Like 3 days before the South Pole closed, I was asked if I wanted to go. I was like, ugh, sure! As soon as I said yes, I was straight back to medical doing the psych evaluations and all that other stuff because there is even more medical testing to go down there. It is total isolation for 9 months.”.
Revenge is a dish best served cold, so Hameister celebrated the end of her recent expedition to the South Pole — when she became the youngest person to ski to both poles — by posing for a photo with her lunch: ham and cheese between two slices of bread. "I made you a sandwich," Hameister ...
BENGALURU, INDIA—Sometime this summer, a spacecraft orbiting over the moon's far side, out of contact with controllers on Earth, will release a lander. The craft will ease to a soft landing just after lunar sunrise on an ancient, table-flat plain about 600 kilometers from the south pole. There, it will unleash a ...
Earlier this month, the 16-year-old Australian skier took a record-breaking trip to the South Pole and posted what could very well be the most epic clap back of all time. It all started in 2016, when Hameister did a TEDx Talk in which she shared her story about becoming the youngest person to ski to the North ...
This month, Hameister became the youngest person ever to pull off the “Polar Hat Trick” — traversing the North Pole, Greenland ice sheet, and South Pole on skis. Back in April 2016, she skied 62 miles to the North Pole, the longest journey to the Pole by any woman in two years. Thirteen months later, she ...
Then we skied over to the Ceremonial South Pole (probably the Pole that everyone knows as the only South Pole - the barbers Pole with the flags) and the actual Geographic South Pole (which moves around 10m each year), which is marked separately. In the afternoon we were given a tour of the ...
16, 2017, at 11:07 PST (2:07 p.m. EST) when the spacecraft was about 64,899 miles (104,446 kilometers) from the tops of the clouds of the planet at a latitude of 83.9 degrees south—almost directly over Jupiter's south pole. The spatial scale in this image is 43.6 miles/pixel (70.2 kilometers/pixel).
An Australian teenager completed in January a record-breaking journey to the South Pole, where she addressed internet critics who had previously told her to “make a sandwich.” Jade Hameister, 16, posted an image of herself on Facebook holding a plate of sandwich in the South Pole on Jan. 13.
A father and son are back on home ground after an epic adventure to the South Pole. What is even more remarkable is that Robert Swan and his ... Robert said: “All those years ago when I went to the South Pole, Tommy was actually our first sponsor. When we were having crazy dreams, he believed in us.
Jade Hameister, 16, is the youngest person to ever pull off the "Polar Hat Trick," or visiting the North and South Poles on skis. After skiing to the South Pole, the Australian teen had a message for the trolls who told her to "make me a sandwich": "I made you a sandwich (ham & cheese), now ski 37 days and ...
The South Pole Experiment Contest is giving a group of 7 graders at Ellsworth Middle School in Ellsworth, Wisconsin a chance to do science at the South Pole. The contest, run by the University of Wisconsin, was open to student groups in Belgium, Germany, and all across the United States. The question ...
GUIYANG, China, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- Chinese ultra runner Bai Bin, 48, will run from the South Pole to North Pole, covering a distance of about 24,000 kilometers in around 300 days. Bai, a native of Guizhou Province, told a press conference here on Friday that he has 17 years' experience of ultra running ...
Thanks to her final expedition to the South Pole, she is also the first woman to travel a new route through the Kansas Glacier off the coast of Antarctica. Hameister finished her trek as the youngest person to complete the Polar Hat Trick. So what's next for the young explorer? "Year 11 and 12," she laughs.
Powell, the chief marketing officer for the technology company Commvault, described the surreal experience to his co-workers at the company's headquarters Tuesday, days after he returned from a 10-day expedition to the South Pole. He joined Robert Swan, the first man to walk to both the North and ...
At end of her trek, she made a ham and cheese sandwich and uploaded a picture of it, adding: “Now ski 37 days and 600km to the South Pole and you can eat it”. Posting on Facebook after accomplishing the feat, she said: “My guide, Eric Philips said this was the toughest trip in terms of weather conditions ...
This image of the planet's south pole was captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft — a probe that has been orbiting the gas giant since July 2016 — as it completed its tenth close flyby of the largest planet in the solar system. Juno snapped this shot on December 16, 2017 as it was about 64,899 miles from the ...
From 1994 to 2005, the University of Arizona astronomer traveled to the South Pole during most southern summers to install and service a telescope that studied the interstellar medium—the wisps of gas and dust that permeate the space between the stars. In October 2011, though, Walker led a team to Antarctica to deploy ...
Nothing – not the extreme-weather training in the Colorado Rockies, not the four-hour plane ride over the Transantarctic Mountains nor the endless waves of ice that look like sand dunes – can prepare you for a first landing at the South Pole, says UNC Charlotte graduate Justin Marsh. It was Nov.
Waiting for a flight to Antarctica from Cape Town in South Africa, our eight-person South Pole tour group eats at the same Chinese restaurant in Cape Town twice a day, every day for three days (Western food is consumed only under extreme duress) and dinner conversation revolves around one's trips, past ...
Uncharted territory has become second nature for Ms Hameister, who is now the youngest person to have made an unassisted expedition from the Antarctic coast to the South Pole. The gruelling 37-day journey completed a polar hat-trick of endurance feats for the teenager who said she now planned to ...
Victor resident working as PA at the South Pole ... It's the South Pole, so there is no chance for Julie Mueller to bump into 'Ol Saint Nick, but she might see a penguin or two. For the .... As a PA for Four Peaks and surrounding regional medical facilities, do you see the same kind of aliments in the South Pole?


 

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