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Field Report July 1, 2002 - NASA Haughton-Mars Project

Status Report From: Haughton-Mars Project (HMP)
Posted: Monday, July 1, 2002

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July 1, 2002 - Resolute Bay, Nunavut

By: Dr. Pascal Lee

The weather closed in early this morning, with rain and fog. We ended up not being able to launch to, let alone put-in on, Devon today. Instead, we joined in with Resolute Bay residents in Canada Day festivities and met with various community leaders. We also hired a few more students for the summer. Our cargo, now stored at the Polar Shelf hangar, is all set to go. Maybe tomorrow.

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Traditional komatik sleds on the gravel beach in Resolute Bay, Cornwallis Island, under low ceilings and thick fog today.

(Photo NASA Haughton-Mars Project 2002 / Pascal Lee)

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