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Here Comes the Sun

The sun has returned at McMurdo Station. And the first light heralds the arrival of Winfly, a six-week-long period beginning in August when the U.S. Antarctic Program flies in a few early season planes to bring in several hundred new people and supplies. This small surge in support helps the station ramp up for the main research season, which begins in early October.

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