OIB Flights South 2014: Birds and Planes
NASA is a modern explorer, it looks to space and back at Earth. The following video explains how.
Research flights over Antarctica generally travel over some of the most remote, lifeless places on Earth. But penguins call the Antarctic coastline home. That’s why flight planers with NASA’s Operation IceBridge pay close attention to penguin habitats, and carefully navigate their DC-8 to avoid disturbing the birds.
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