Helicopter Used in Antarctica Rescue Trapped

Helicopter Used in Antarctica Rescue Trapped

On Thursday, a Chinese helicopter was used to break up ice and rescue a ship and its passengers trapped in ice in Antarctica. On Friday, the news came that it now may be trapped in the same way and in need of rescue. The helicopter, known as the Snow Dragon, was part of a major […]

Antarctica: Akademik Shokalskiy Rescue Underway

Antarctica: Akademik Shokalskiy Rescue Underway

January 1— “We were wondering whether we were in for it to wait at least another week,” says Andrew Luck-Baker, a member of the BBC Science Unit and passenger on board the research vessel Akademik Shokalskiy. The ship has been trapped in Antarctica for over a week, but he says it appears that they will be rescued today. […]