The team saw the dragon-skin ice as their vessel approached "ground zero" of a hurricane-strength katabatic wind event in Terra Nova Bay.
The loss of Antarctic mass, paired by ocean warming, could potentially increase global sea levels by up to 10 feet by 2100.
Instead of looking up, why not fly through the dazzling natural light show?
Just last week, Antarctica had another major iceberg break. It happened in the erratic Pine Island Glacier. The dramatic event was captured by NASA satellites.
A huge block of ice looks ready to break away from the Larsen C ice sheet in Antarctica - an event that could lead to a dangerously high sea level rise.
Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon was airlifted from the South Pole after his sickness worsened upon arriving in Antarctica.
NASA IceBridge data shows the alarming retreat of ice sheets in the Antarctic region.
A new study revealed that the sudden spike of carbon dioxide may have contributued to the historic melting of the Antarctic ice sheets
NASA is studying the effect of extreme weather conditions to astronauts so the findings can be applied to future deep space explorations such as the journey to Mars.
A new study revealed that climate change is occuring long before man shoot carbon emission in the atmosphere.
A new study revealed the presence of bacteria capable of converting mercury to methylmercury in the Antarctic sea ice.
The mystery of expanding ice sheets around the Antarctica is linked to long-term climate cycle according to a new study.
Two patients working in a facility on the South Pole was rescued in a dangerous rescue mission. The patients need medical treamtment not available on the facility and were flown to Chile.
A 50-year study recently revealed that southern giant petrel seabirds living on the Antarctic island of Signy have experienced substantial population declines and reduced breeding success.