We are still waiting for our drill and support equipment... may have to drop one field stop (Lake Fryxell) because of the delay. Meanwhile, myself and 13 others did the two day snow survival class "Happy Camper" on Tuesday and Wednesday (more in next post) and four different training briefings today.
Just before takeoff from Christchurch, loaded into an LC-130 ski plane
After we skidded to a halt on the snow runway, looking back at our plane.
In front of "Ivan the Terra Bus" before we rode back to "Mac Town".
Webcam hilltop photo of McMurdo at 1am early Wednesday, I'm the blue dot at the corner of Bldg 155 (large blue bldg). Crary Lab is the long beige building in the upper right corner, our lab has the two windows to the right of the central entrance.
On the third level "Phase Three" of the tiered Crary Lab (science support) are tanks with various marine creatures... to forestall curious passersby from other projects, they have a petting-aquarium...