After exactly 300 days of drift with the MOSAiC ice floe, the team has started dismantling the research camp.
Russia’s ice-breaking research station “Severny Polyus” should have been ready to drift over Arctic waters as early as 2020.
Thanks to a collaboration, the album “Sounds of Space” with space recordings from Antarctica has been released.
Taking water samples from an Antarctic lake under 800 meters of ice requires days of drilling.
On February 14, 2020, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research cancelled the tender for the new procurement of the “Polarstern II”.
After a decade of preparations, the time had come: on September 20, 2019, at 8:30 p.m., the German icebreaker “Polarstern” left the harbor in Tromsø, Norway. Accompanied by the Russian icebreaker “Akademik Fedorov”, it sets course for the central Arctic.