The Antarctic Sun - Features Section United States Antarctic Program United States Antarctic Program Logo National Science Foundation Logo
Antarctic Sun RSS Feeds
Features - Recent Headlines

Most Recent

A C-17 touches down on the Phoenix Airfield, the first landing of a wheeled aircraft on the new landing strip. Phoenix Rising
Features / Operations
Monday November 21, 2016

When a C-17 cargo plane landed at McMurdo Station's recently completed Phoenix runway on Tuesday, Nov. 15, it meant that the station's newest airfield had passed its final test and is now ready to receive planes and passengers from the U.S. Antarctic Program's port of departure in New Zealand as early as February.
Scientist Amy Moran of the University of Hawaii at Monoa (left) tells Secretary of State John Kerry about her research Secretary of State John Kerry Travels to Antarctica
Features / Life on the Ice
Tuesday November 15, 2016

Secretary of State John Kerry visited McMurdo Station on November 11, 2016, becoming the first Secretary of state to travel to Antarctica, and the most senior U.S. government official to do so. The purpose of the trip was for Kerry to meet with polar researchers studying a wide range of topics supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), many of which related to the global implications of climate change.

Quick Find

Search titles and article summaries by keyword or find articles by date.

Keyword

Date Range
to

Archives

2017 2016 2015 2014
2013 2012 2011 2010
2009 2008 2007  
Print Issues: 1996-2006

More Results

Results 1 through 15 of 391 Page 1 of 27  
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google Plus Share This Site on Pinterest Subscribe to USAP RSS Feeds Share Via Email
Curator: Michael Lucibella, Antarctic Support Contract | NSF Official: Peter West, Office of Polar Programs