Video Journal #1: Traveling to Maitri Station, Antarctica

East Antarctica

Take a flight to the "frozen continent" aboard a Russian cargo plane, then tour Maitri Station and find out what it’s like to live and work in Antarctica continent during a scientific expedition. This is the first installment in a series of video journals by Dr. Philipp Heck documenting the 2012 joint expedition between The Field Museum, the Geological Survey of India, the Russian Antarctic Expedition, and the SETI Institute. The expedition itself was sponsored by The Tawani Foundation.