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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.
An unmanned aerial vehicle launches from the back of a pickup truck, which drives down a groomed runway near McMurdo Station. Restricted Airspace
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Tuesday September 23, 2014

They fly over outdoor concerts and battlefields. They come in all shapes and sizes Unmanned aerial vehicles are increasingly filling airspaces around the world. Antarctica is no exception.

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