Connecting the Last Continent
Dec 27, 2023
NSF announces the release of a comprehensive desktop study (DTS) assessing the feasibility of connecting NSF's McMurdo Station to either Australia or New Zealand via a subsea telecommunications cable through the South Pacific region.
Project Aims to Provide Long-Term Vessel Offload/Onload Infrastructure at McMurdo
Aug 1, 2023
Work Begins With the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to Design, Build, Deliver, and Install a Floating Barge Pier at McMurdo Station
New Improvements to the Telecommunication Infrastructure at Antarctic Stations
Oct 26, 2022
Improving the communications infrastructure for the U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP) continues to be a priority for the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Office of Polar Programs (OPP).