MOON REGAN TRANSANTARCTIC EXPEDITION

Winston Wong | Imperial College London


NEWS

EXPEDITION UPDATE FROM LONDON HEADQUARTERS

Nov 22, 2010

They’ve been prepared, packed and on a four-hour standby to fly from Punta Arenas to Antarctica for over a week
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TERRIBLE WEATHER DELAYS DEPARTURE

Nov 19, 2010

The first passenger flight to the Union Glacier Blue-Ice Runway (SCGC) has still not yet left Punta Arenas because of the weather conditions in Antarctica. An unusually large amount of snow has fallen at the start of this summer season in the region, more than has been seen since 1997.
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CHILEAN NATIONAL TV

Nov 18, 2010

The news channel in Chile came to the garage yesterday whilst we completed the final loading of the vehicles
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FINAL PREPARATION IN PUNTA ARENAS COMPLETE

Nov 17, 2010

In Punta Arenas, everything is fully loaded and ready to go.
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EXPEDITION TEAM IN LOCAL CHILEAN NEWSPAPER

Nov 15, 2010

The Expedition team featured on Page 5 of local Punta Arenas newspaper the La Prensa Austral.
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ANTARCTIC FLIGHT UPDATE

Nov 15, 2010

Update from ALE this morning. Highspeed winds are blowing at Union Glacier and it is starting to clear the snow as anticipated. There will be no flight for the team, who continue to wait in Punta Arenas for the right flying conditons.
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ANTARCTIC FLIGHT UPDATE

Nov 14, 2010

The team got news this morning from ALE that bad weather at Union Glacier, where the blue ice runway and team’s initial camp is located, mean they cannot fly onto the ice today.
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LONDON SCHOOLCHILDREN ARE ANTARCTIC EXPLORERS FOR THE DAY

Nov 02, 2010

Over 100 schoolchildren from Greenwich and Camden took part in a special science day at Imperial College London, as part of their close involvement with the Expedition.
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VEHICLES AND KIT ON THE WAY TO ANTARCTICA

Nov 02, 2010

The Winston Wong Bio-Inspired Ice Vehicle, the Science Support Vehicles and most of the Expedition's essential kit left the UK in late September to travel, by a Grimaldi Line container vessel, to South America.
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NEW ENGINE FOR BIO-INSPIRED ICE VEHICLE

Nov 02, 2010

A new engine has been fitted in the Winston Wong Bio-Inspired Ice Vehicle as the Expedition date drawers closer. The original engine was a BMW 1150, adapted to run on E85 bioethanol.
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LOCATION MAP

Expedition Location Map

The Moon-Regan Trans Antarctic Expedition will endeavour to cross the continent of Antarctica from the west coast to the coast at McMurdo.

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