• From Rolling Stone

A medical crisis onboard the Nathaniel B. Palmer results in a detour to Rothera Station on the Antarctic Peninsula. Safety of all personnel is paramount on Antarctic missions, as Jeff Goodell of Rolling Stone magazine reports.

The Nathaniel B. Palmer icebreaking en route to Rothera. Photo credit: Linda Welzenbach/Rice University
The Nathaniel B. Palmer icebreaking en route to Rothera. Photo credit: Linda Welzenbach/Rice University