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Mission Press Releases

  • Award Recognizes Research on Human Distribution by Altitude
    Association of American Universities - Thursday, September 10, 2015
    Posted on: 9/10/2015 3:42:16 PM PDT

  • Subglacial Lakes Seen Refilling in Greenland
    NASA HQ - Monday, January 26, 2015
    Posted on: 1/26/2015 5:01:30 PM PDT

  • Giant Atmospheric Rivers Add Mass to Antarctica’s Ice Sheet
    KU Leuven - Wednesday, January 21, 2015
    Posted on: 1/21/2015 3:54:28 PM PDT

  • Antarctic contract employee dies at NSF's Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station
    National Science Foundation - Monday, December 1, 2014
    Posted on: 12/2/2014 1:16:42 AM PDT

  • NSF-managed U.S. Antarctic Program recognized for its search-and-rescue efforts
    National Science Foundation - Wednesday, May 14, 2014
    Posted on: 5/14/2014 7:05:36 PM PDT

  • Remotely operated aircraft successfully tested as tool for measuring changes in polar ice sheets
    National Science Foundation - Wednesday, April 2, 2014
    Posted on: 4/2/2014 10:41:30 PM PDT

  • Philip Smith, former NSF Polar Programs deputy director, dies at 81
    National Science Foundation - Monday, March 31, 2014
    Posted on: 3/31/2014 6:44:24 PM PDT

  • NASA's Operation IceBridge Begins New Arctic Campaign
    NASA HQ - Thursday, March 13, 2014
    Posted on: 3/13/2014 1:26:55 PM PDT

  • Sun's Path Over 24 Hours At Concordia Research Station in Antarctica
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, February 25, 2014
    Posted on: 2/25/2014 2:06:45 PM PDT

  • The Storm Before the Calm at Concordia Research Station in Antarctica
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, February 4, 2014
    Posted on: 2/5/2014 9:56:51 PM PDT

  • Greenland's shrunken ice sheet: We've been here before
    University of Buffalo - Monday, November 25, 2013
    Posted on: 11/25/2013 9:50:58 PM PDT

  • NASA Begins First Antarctic Airborne Campaign from McMurdo Station
    - Monday, November 18, 2013
    Posted on: 11/18/2013 3:21:42 PM PDT

  • Media Invited to NASA Google+ Hangout Briefing on Antarctic Ice Campaign
    NASA HQ - Friday, October 25, 2013
    Posted on: 10/25/2013 6:48:07 PM PDT

  • Arctic Sea Ice Update: Unlikely To Break Records, But Continuing Downward Trend
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Sunday, August 25, 2013
    Posted on: 8/25/2013 6:01:40 PM PDT

  • Change of Venue for NASA's IceBridge Antarctic Operations
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Tuesday, August 20, 2013
    Posted on: 8/20/2013 9:59:54 PM PDT

  • NSF Releases Response to External Panel's Recommendations for Streamlining Scientific Logistics in Antarctica
    National Science Foundation - Thursday, March 21, 2013
    Posted on: 3/22/2013 12:12:03 AM PDT

  • Scientists at Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Discover 18kg Antarctic Meteorite
    Princess Elisabeth Station - Wednesday, March 6, 2013
    Posted on: 3/6/2013 8:31:05 PM PDT

  • NASA's Super-Tiger Balloon Breaks Records While Collecting Data
    NASA HQ - Monday, February 4, 2013
    Posted on: 2/5/2013 1:26:13 AM PDT

  • Antarctic Lake Mission Called Off
    British Antarctic Survey - Tuesday, January 1, 2013
    Posted on: 1/1/2013 7:16:26 PM PDT

  • Rough Guide to Super-Tiger Watching: How to Participate Vicariously in Cosmic-Ray Experiment
    Washington University in St. Louis - Friday, December 7, 2012
    Posted on: 12/8/2012 1:32:55 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Scientists find diverse microbial communities between Antarctic and Arctic
    The Antarctic Sun - October 28, 2012
    Posted on: 10/29/2012 1:15:00 AM PDT

  • ROSES-12 Amendment 19: New Opportunity in ROSES-12 via Appendix A.49, Studies with ICESat and CryoSat-2
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - October 23, 2012
    Posted on: 10/23/2012 7:35:22 PM PDT

  • Image: Australia's Kimberley Region As Seen From Space
    Goddard Space Flight Center - October 19, 2012
    Posted on: 10/19/2012 3:23:01 PM PDT

  • Image: Sea Ice Off Eastern Greenland As Seen From Space
    NASA HQ - October 19, 2012
    Posted on: 10/19/2012 3:21:57 PM PDT

  • NASA's Operation Ice Bridge off to a productive start
    Goddard Space Flight Center - October 17, 2012
    Posted on: 10/17/2012 3:04:42 PM PDT

  • Blood Falls Becomes First Subglacial Antarctic Specially Protected Area to Protect Scientific Values
    The Antarctic Sun - September 3, 2012
    Posted on: 9/3/2012 6:32:13 PM PDT

  • NASA Solicitation: Snow and Ice Distributed Active Archive Center
    Goddard Space Flight Center - August 28, 2012
    Posted on: 8/28/2012 6:09:44 PM PDT

  • An Echo of Neil Armstrong's First Lunar Step at Earth's North Pole
    90-north - August 27, 2012
    Posted on: 8/27/2012 3:56:02 PM PDT

  • Remains of Scott's Vessel Terra Nova Found off Greenland Coast
    The Antarctic Sun - August 27, 2012
    Posted on: 8/27/2012 2:44:46 PM PDT

  • Photo: First Sunrise at Concordia Station, Antarctica After Three Months of Darkness
    Alexander Kumar - August 12, 2012
    Posted on: 8/12/2012 2:09:00 PM PDT

  • Image: Summer Storm Spins Over Arctic
    NASA HQ - August 10, 2012
    Posted on: 8/10/2012 9:01:59 PM PDT

  • Blue Ribbon Panel Recommends major investment in U.S. Antarctic Program infrastructure
    The Antarctic Sun - August 5, 2012
    Posted on: 8/5/2012 6:31:31 PM PDT

  • Image: Aurora Australis Over Concordia Station
    European Space Agency - July 20, 2012
    Posted on: 7/20/2012 8:02:50 PM PDT

  • Full of cold air: South Pole Station makes the most of liquid helium supply
    The Antarctic Sun - July 5, 2012
    Posted on: 7/5/2012 8:31:32 PM PDT

  • Photo: Polar Mesospheric Clouds As Seen From The International Space Station
    NASA HQ - June 25, 2012
    Posted on: 6/25/2012 3:08:54 PM PDT

  • Stunning Image: Blue Marble 2012 - Arctic View
    NASA HQ - June 18, 2012
    Posted on: 6/18/2012 6:54:18 PM PDT

  • International Polar Year Report Captures Results from Historic Research Campaign
    The Antarctic Sun - June 10, 2012
    Posted on: 6/11/2012 12:11:44 AM PDT

  • Network building: POLENET project in Antarctica completes GPS/seismic array
    The Antarctic Sun - March 10, 2012
    Posted on: 3/11/2012 2:44:18 AM PDT

  • Video: Flying Through a Crack in the Ice
    Goddard Space Flight Center - March 6, 2012
    Posted on: 3/7/2012 12:55:35 AM PDT

  • Satellites Track Health of Seal, Penguin Populations in Antarctica
    The Antarctic Sun - February 18, 2012
    Posted on: 2/18/2012 10:16:30 PM PDT