"May you find the fallen stars you're searching for as easily as we found ours," wrote ANSMET's Raph Harvey in his closing dispatch last year. Image over Contact 4.0 courtesy of ANSMET (click to enlarge).
Antarctica meteorite hunters: ANSMET back for more
Posted: Oct 22, 2008 08:23 pm EDT
"As long as there are meteorite hunters stars will keep falling," wrote ANSMET in folding the 2006-2007 season.
Close to 1000 meteorites collected were put under lock and key in a freezer in McMurdo. "The last of our team have departed McMurdo Station for more civilized places, reported Principal Investigator Ralph Harvey.
Thanks to all of you who helped us achieve our goals, or simply enjoyed sharing the season with us through the weblog. May you find the fallen stars you're searching for as easily as we found ours, the chief ended his entry.
The crew is back this year, with daily dispatches and all. Meanwhile, read all about them in the following re-run:
ANSMET: The Meteorite Hunters of Antarctica
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