The International Astronomical Union honors U.S. polar explorer and Peary companion Dr. Matthew Henson with the naming of a crater at the lunar South Pole.
NASA plans to search for ice at the moon’s south pole with a highly sensitive new VIPER rover as part of its future lunar strategy.
British Antarctic Survey has sold the icebreaker RRS “James Clark Ross” after 30 years of service to the Ukrainian National Antarctic Scientific Center.
On September 26, 2019, Marcel Nicolaus placed an ice buoy on an ice floe during the voyage of the “Polarstern” to the Central Arctic. Now this one has resurfaced.
Australia’s new icebreaker “RSV Nuyina” left the shipyard on August 31, 2021 and began its 24,000 km journey home. She is expected in Hobart at the end of October.
Austrian extreme sailor started yesterday for the first non-stop single-handed circumnavigation via both polar regions.
The voyage to Antarctica last fall ended unexpectedly for the “Sevmorput” due to a broken propulsion propeller. Now she is afloat again and has arrived in Murmansk.
The Tasmanian Liberal Government is excited by the potential that the Tasmanian Antarctic Gateway offers for research, education, and economic growth.
If the ideas and fantasies of the architects at SOM-Skidmore, Owings & Merrill have their way, a research village may soon be built at the moon’s South Pole.
The amount of alcohol on Australian Antarctic research stations will be adjusted to reflect current Australian Government health guidelines on personal consumption.
Argentina wants to push ahead with the construction of an Antarctic logistics center in Uhuaia to be closer to Antarctica. But concerns are, that the US fear a possible funding from China.
A research team is searching for energetic rare particles in the ice of Greenland to learn more about the secrets of the cosmos.
Logistics problems and political uncertainties pose major challenges to the early start of the Antarctic research season.
A virtual research laboratory will make the huge amount of data collected during the MOSAiC expedition available to researchers and later also to citizen science projects.
Australian authorities are planning a bold idea. The country is to be connected to Antarctica via a fibre optic cable to improve communications.
A team of three geologists will begin investigations near Australia’s Davis Station to gather data for a new aerodrome.
Is the Antarctic Treaty robust enough to stop China? In the treaty, more than 50 states agreed not to exploit Antarctica economically or militarily.
POLAR POD is a giant tower with a draft of 80 meters that will drift twice around Antarctica.
Monegasque manufacturer of electric vehicles “Venturi” has unveiled the next generation of the all-terrain vehicle for Antarctica on June 5, 2021.
As of today, the “Polarstern” is on its way to the Fram Strait to continue long-term observations, including on plastics in the deep sea, in the AWI “Hausgarten” with 50 researchers on board.
Japan’s Marine Science and Technology Agency will begin building a new icebreaker in 2021 to conduct research in the North Pole region.
A team of MIT engineers has developed a navigation method for autonomous vehicles that allows them to navigate accurately in the Arctic Ocean without GPS.
A detailed study of the Australian research station Macquarie Island has shown that the renovation of the station represents best value for money.
For the first time, an underwater robot has been used to collect data under the Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica, with surprising findings.