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A U.S. Air Force C-17 pilot uses night-vision goggles to land at Pegasus Airfield near McMurdo Station in 2008. Year-Round Access
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Thursday October 30, 2014

Thanks to advances in technology and capability, McMurdo Station can be reached safely at any time of the year in the case of an emergency. Now the National Science Foundation plans to parlay that ability into regularly scheduled flights during the winter.
Two aircraft carrying more than 160 people landed on a runway made of ice on the Ross Ice Shelf on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 New Chapter Begins
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Tuesday September 30, 2014

Two aircraft carrying more than 160 people landed on a runway made of ice on the Ross Ice Shelf on Tuesday, kicking off the 2014-15 field season for the U.S. Antarctic Program.

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