Exploring Our World.
Saturday, September 13, 2008
USAF first Night Vision Goggle landing in Antarctica
about midnight the
flight landed. Pretty cool stuff landing on the ice runway using reflectors and night vision goggles.
Dave behind the aircraft being MC1. The other guys inside are the USAF
Dave and Kelly assisting the download of cargo.
Engines running and snow blowing.
Heading to Antarctica
we boarded the C-17 for the 5 hour flight to
This is a shot looking toward the tail of the plane and the cargo.
Somewhere over the
Brief time in Christchurch
We arrived in Christchurch the morning of September 2nd. After we checked into the hotel we walked around town and went to our favorite Souvlaki place for lunch.
These are photos of Cathedral Square in the center of Christchurch taken from our hotel room.