News Release 11-173
NSF Signs Agreement to Use Russian Icebreaker for Critical Antarctic Resupply and Refueling Mission
Icebreaker will create channel allowing annual refueling and resupply of two U.S. stations in Antarctica
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Russian icebreaker that will create a channel through the sea ice of Antarctica's McMurdo Sound to allow the annual refueling and resupply of two stations in Antarctica.
Credit: Murmansk Shipping Company
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