|Posted on Oct 22, 2009 01:39:20 PM | Ice Bridge | 4 Comments ||
From: Steve Cole, Public Affairs Specialist, NASA Headquarters
PUNTA ARENAS, Chile -- Here are some views from inside NASA's DC-8 research aircraft during the mission's Oct. 20 flight to Pine Island Glacier.
Monitors allowed everyone onboard to see where the DC-8 was during the nearly 11-hour roundtrip flight over Antarctica. (NASA/Steve Cole)
Icebergs breaking off of the glacier in Pine Island Bay as the DC-8 completes one of its mapping runs over Pine Island Glacier. (NASA/Steve Cole)
The DC-8 makes a turn over Pine Island Bay as it heads back up the glacier for another mapping run. (NASA/Jane Peterson, NSERC)
Operation Ice Bridge project scientist Seelye Martin from the University of Washington during the flight. (NASA/Jane Peterson, NSERC)
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