New Antarctic research lab has extendable legs, can crawl over the ice

New Antarctic research lab has extendable legs, can crawl over the ice

Cold, frosty nights on the Antarctic continent are about to get a lot more cosy. The newly designed Halley VI Antarctic research station is set to open next week, and contains a few neat little tricks. Fixed structures typically struggle on the frigid continent due to moving ice and the threat of snow-burial. The Halley VI, however, has extendable legs that not only allow it to keep rising above snow level, but also mean it can be towed to a new location as required

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New Antarctic research lab has extendable legs, can crawl over the ice

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