Special Projects Dominate McMurdo Winter
Around the Continent / McMurdo Station News
Thursday June 18, 2015
May is the first month of the year in which McMurdo Station receives no direct sunlight. Against this tranquil atmosphere, many winter residents find themselves engrossed in special, long-term projects that a bustling summer population just does not permit.
South Pole Station
A final reunion for original South Pole winter-overs
Around the Continent / South Pole Station News
Friday June 12, 2015
South Pole has been continually occupied since 1956, when the U.S. Navy landed the first aircraft here and built a permanent station. Survivng members of the original 18 men who wintered over at the South Pole in 1957 held their last reunion this May.
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