Safety of Work Crews and Support Staff is Key
Aug 4, 2020
Planned construction projects at McMurdo Station will be temporarily put on hiatus in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic. To ensure the safety of the work crews and support staff in Antarctica, the National Science Foundation has decided that there will be no AIMS-related construction in McMurdo during the 2020-2021 season.
Vehicle Equipment and Operations Center (VEOC) and New Lodging to be Built
Mar 4, 2020
A crew has begun demolition of McMurdo Station buildings that are in the footprint of new construction for the AIMS Project. This will clear the way for the Vehicle Equipment and Operations Center (VEOC) and a new Lodging Building.
AIMS Project Will Overhaul McMurdo Station Over the Course of a Decade
Feb 26, 2019
The National Science Board (NSB) has authorized the National Science Foundation (NSF) to move forward with the Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization for Science (AIMS) project. AIMS is planned as a 10-year undertaking to overhaul McMurdo Station into an energy and operationally efficient platform from which to support world-class science.