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This architectural rendering shows the design of the core facility that will bring together numerous work centers under one roof. A Next-Generation Antarctic Science Station
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Thursday March 07, 2019

It's official, McMurdo Station will be getting a much-needed revitalization. The National Science Board, the National Science Foundation's (NSF) governing body, in February authorized NSF to begin a comprehensive rebuilding of the largest of the three permanent United States' research stations in Antarctica.
Research associate Marissa Goerke looks out at a collection of weather monitoring instruments installed behind Palmer Station. Podcast: Research Associates
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Wednesday February 20, 2019

In Antarctica, scientists conduct cutting edge research on a harsh and barren continent. It's no easy task, but to help make it happen the U.S. Antarctic Program employs small army of support staff to get these researchers the supplies they need, transport them to where they need to go and keep them safe throughout.

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