Archive for the ‘Adventures’ Category

Mars Direct Mission Plan

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Video: Little Dieter Needs to Fly

Friday, August 15th, 2014

German-American Dieter Dengler discusses his service as an American naval pilot in the Vietnam War. Dengler also revisits the sites of his capture and eventual escape from the hands of the Vietcong, recreating many events for the camera.

Adventures: Working at the South Pole

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

I have occasionally thought about working in Antarctica.  The following links are to a complete write up of one mans process of getting a job at the Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station.

Story Links

The Amudsen Scott South Pole Station is indeed at the south pole. It is about 10000 feet above sea level.

antarctica_map

This map looks like countries have staked their claim to Antarctica just in case of something valuable there.  Everyone will talk international socialist harmony to rule over Antarctica until something like oil is found there.  Then all bets will be off.