The ‘Raid’ to supply Concordia – new video — Chronicles from Concordia

Generally when you raid supplies, you are taking stock and using them for yourself. The Antarctic ‘Raid’ however is the opposite: traverses are used to transport heavy items and the trip across Antarctica takes ten days to complete, climbing over 3000 m from the coast to reach the plateau where Concordia was built. Pulled by…

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7.47 litres of blood and a cabbage dream — Chronicles from Concordia

Dr. Nadja Albertsen is the ESA-sponsored medical doctor spending 12 months at Concordia research station in Antarctica. She facilitates a number of experiments on the effects of isolation, light deprivation, and extreme temperatures on the human body and mind. This blog entry is translated from her original in Danish. Red cabbage, glistening fresh – so fresh that…

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The bargain questionnaire — Chronicles from Concordia

Dr. Nadja Albertsen is the ESA-sponsored medical doctor spending 12 months at Concordia research station in Antarctica. She facilitates a number of experiments on the effects of isolation, light deprivation, and extreme temperatures on the human body and mind. This blog entry is translated from her original in Danish. ”We all wore the same socks. And, disconcertingly,…

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Goodbye obvious truth… Hello Concordia! — Chronicles from Concordia

Introducing Stijn Thoolen, the next ESA-sponsored medical research doctor to go to Concordia in his first blog post: Milan, 5 September 2019 Concordia location. Credits: ESA 75 ° 05’59 “S; 123 ° 19’56” E. I will spend 13 months of my life at these coordinates from November onwards. Far away from my girlfriend, my family…

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The last night — Chronicles from Concordia

Dr. Nadja Albertsen is the ESA-sponsored medical doctor spending 12 months at Concordia research station in Antarctica. She facilitates a number of experiments on the effects of isolation, light deprivation, and extreme temperatures on the human body and mind. This blog entry is translated from her original in Danish. Darkness quickly envelops us after we leave…

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