Linda Martel Joins 2001 Antarctic Search for Meteorites Team

Sitting in a mockup of the 9’x9′ Scott tent she’ll be living in for 4 weeks in Antarctica, Space Grant communications and educational specialist, Linda Martel, talks to students from the Hawaii Homeschoolers Association. Martel leaves Honolulu on Dec. 10 to join nine others on this year’s Antarctic Search for Meteorites team. For the first time in its 25-year history, ANSMET has the capability to communicate with the outside world using a satellite phone. Exchange email and follow along on the team’s progress as they search for meteorites at:www.webexpeditions.net/ansmet/.

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