First Step: Getting There

  • Michael Carroll
  • Rosaly Lopes
Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)


For US citizens, the journey to McMurdo Station, Antarctica begins not at a major airport but in Washington, D.C., home of the National Science Foundation. More specifically, our project began with a proposal to the NSF, which gave grants to roughly 500 proposals in 2016. Only four of those were granted to the Artists and Writers Program.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Carroll
    • 1
  • Rosaly Lopes
    • 2
  1. 1.LittletonUSA
  2. 2.Jet Propulsion LaboratoryPasadenaUSA

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