Arctic / Antarctic

Kevin Hand's Antarctic Journal

By Keith Cowing
January 20, 2005

Kevin Hand’s Antarctic Journal 20 January 2005

“Tonight, however, was different. The magic fax came. Like Santa down the chimney, the bell hop came and delivered the present I had been eagerly anticipating. For nearly half my life I’ve been dreaming of reaching the polar environments, and now a plane had a seat for me. Finally we got confirmation that – if the weather holds – we’ll fly out early tomorrow morning.”

SpaceRef co-founder, Explorers Club Fellow, ex-NASA, Away Teams, Journalist, Space & Astrobiology, Lapsed climber.