Everest / Alpine Expeditions

Skype Update from Everest Base Camp (8 May)

By Keith Cowing
Miles O'Brien
May 8, 2009
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Skype Update from Everest Base Camp (8 May)
Scott ala Edmund Hillary goggles at Camp II
Scott Parazynski

Miles O’Brien: Astronaut Scott Parazynski still making his way to the summit. It was a tragic day at Base Camp however – as a Sherpa guide died in a huge avalanche. I spoke with Keith Cowing this morning EDT – evening on Everest.

Explorers Club Fellow, ex-NASA Space Station Payload manager/space biologist, Away Teams, Journalist, Lapsed climber, Synaesthete, Na’Vi-Jedi-Freman-Buddhist-mix, ASL, Devon Island and Everest Base Camp veteran, (he/him) 🖖🏻