Exclusive: On board the mission to one of the world’s largest icebergs

A robotic glider will be deployed to inspect iceberg A-68

A robot glider will certainly be released to check the remains of iceberg A-68

Alice Marzocchi, NOC

It is an alleviation when we lastly see the iceberg arising, initially as a line on the ship’s radar and after that as a wall surface of ice arising from a clouded perspective, extending additionally than we can see.

This is the remains of iceberg A-68, the 3rd biggest iceberg ever before tape-recorded, which escaped from Antarctica’s Larsen C ice rack in 2017. After wandering northwards, A-68 got on a clash with the island of South Georgia in December 2020 prior to being …