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Back to Christchurch

Cindy, Nicole, Marc and I made it back to Christchurch! Yesterday, we had breakfast at 6 am and by 6:30 we were transported to the airfield (look at how huge our red transport vehicle is!). It took about 45 minutes to travel a few miles to the Phoenix landing/take-off...

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Together Again!

  The team is together again in McMurdo! Lauren, Alex, Brian, and Johnny arrived this afternoon and took the remainder of camp gear with them. We are enjoying our last night together. Cindy, Nicole, Marc, and I have a long day tomorrow traveling to Christchurch, New Zealand. Lauren and Alex...

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Delayed

We are so good at waiting. From delays getting to Antarctica from New Zealand, then to Davis-Ward from McMurdo, and now back to McMurdo, we are waiting experts. Weather in McMurdo caused the flight this morning to be cancelled, so the schedule should just shift day-by-day until the weather...

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Final Days

We are finished with meteorite hunting here at Davis Ward and have been packing up camp. A small twin otter plane stopped here this morning to fly about 800 pounds worth of stuff to McMurdo. I, along with Cindy, Nicole and Marc are scheduled to hop on a flight...

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Disconnected

In a world where internet is master, it has been quite a change of pace for us to be disconnected for now 5 weeks. Here in the field, we rely on downloaded music, movies, and books (except that downloaded items from streaming services delete after a month without internet...

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