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Posted on November 5th, 2015 by Michel Gordillo

I am sad to inform you that Skypolaris start has been delayed. Everything was going to be ready by November the 15th, but the most important permit, the clearance to enter antarctica, is not granted so far. The process started January 2014, wheRead more

Polar Committee

Posted on October 28th, 2015 by Michel Gordillo

It is hard to keep going ahead. Since the paperwork start last year 2014, we have followed all the steps dictated by the Spanish Polar Committee (CPE). It seems now that the scientific part of the project was, -let us say, stopped by the responRead more

Polar wear/ ropa polar

Posted on October 22nd, 2015 by Michel Gordillo

Today I have bought the polar gear, that includes everything I have been told to have to survive under -40 celsius... And it is quite bulky ! And it is quite expensive! Just the shoes are mammoth size and I have to test them in the aircraft Read more

More on preparation

Posted on October 20th, 2015 by Michel Gordillo

A lot of work is being done. Right now, I feel outside this world and my mind flies well in advance of the project itself. First of all, I am glad that Don has included the music at the main page of Skypolaris. It has been written and played by PaRead more

News/ Novedades

Posted on October 15th, 2015 by Michel Gordillo

Not many messages into the blog, but it is really related with all that is going on. Many things to do, and as always, they do concentrate to the departing line. Today, the Vicerrector of the University of Granada has signed the documents stating thRead more