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Roald Amundsen

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  • Check It Out: Exploring Antarctica from the comfort of home

    Nearly 100 years ago, Norwegian Roald Amundsen led the first expedition to reach the South Pole. His team of five men and 16 dogs arrived at their destination in December 1911. Leaving behind a small tent and a letter stating their accomplishment, they returned safely to their base camp the following month.
  • Mars, the Reality

    Mars, the Reality
    The time will come when a human sets foot on Mars. Here's my advice: Don't take the Isuzu. The only way to get into an Isuzu Trooper wearing a spacesuit is backward, helmet first, and then to wriggle into position. And if you catch your air pack on the...