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Mar 3, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
Astroskin, a prototype device to monitor astronaut health, is a garment that fits over a person's upper body and is embedded with wireless sensors.
Jan 9, 2014 10:10 AM ET // AFP
Antarctica represents one of the last frontiers for adventurous travelers, but blizzards, icebergs and treacherous seas are also a fact of life there.
Jan 8, 2014 08:30 AM ET // AFP
A complex international operation to free a Russian ship trapped in Antarctica ended Wednesday when the vessel cleared the ice field.
Jan 2, 2014 08:30 AM ET // AFP
All 52 passengers on an icebound Russian research vessel in Antarctica were airlifted from the ice Thursday in a dramatic rescue mission.
Dec 30, 2013 04:15 PM ET // AFP
Harsh weather causes the stranded expedition to have to wait it out until it's safe for a Chinese helicopter to carry people to safety.
Dec 28, 2013 03:00 AM ET // AFP
An Australian icebreaker came within six-and-a-half nautical miles of the ship but had to stop.
Dec 24, 2013 11:23 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Is there a such thing as an easy way to get across one of the world's most hostile environments?
Dec 20, 2013 12:59 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
A 35-year-old British adventurer wants to be the first to reach the South Pole by pedaling. Continue reading →
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