Expedition 1998 Updates

The Antarctica expedition team has been transmitting data since November 15, 1998. Images, video, technical reports, daily notes, and weather conditions have all been sent back to CMU. Select from the list below to view the various kinds of data received:

Update Calendar

Click on a day to view daily notes written by William Cassidy, technical reports, images, and video.
 
October, November, December 1998
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Oct 25 26 27
Daily Notes
28
Daily Notes
29
Technical Report,
Daily Notes
30
Daily Notes
31
Daily Notes
Nov 1
Daily Notes
2
Daily Notes
3
Daily Notes
4
Daily Notes
5
Daily Notes
6
Daily Notes
7
Daily Notes
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Daily Notes
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Daily Notes
10
Daily Notes
11
Daily Notes
12
Daily Notes
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Daily Notes
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Daily Notes
15
Images,
Technical Report,
Daily Notes
16
Rover Autonomy Report,
Daily Notes
17
Rock / Meteorite Classification Report,
Daily Notes
18
Images,
Steering Report,
Daily Notes
19
Technical Report,
Daily Notes
20
Generator Problem Report,
Daily Notes
21
Rock / Meteorite Classification Report,
Daily Notes
22
Video,
Meteorite Search Report,
Daily Notes
23
Daily Notes
24
Technical Report,
Daily Notes
25
Technical Report,
Petrography Report,
Daily Notes
26
Daily Notes
27
Daily Notes
28
Daily Notes
29
Daily Notes
30
Daily Notes
Dec 1
Daily Notes
2
Daily Notes
3
Rock / Meteorite Classification Results, 
Daily Notes
4
Rock / Meteorite Classification Results, 
Daily Notes
5
Radar Report,
Daily Notes
6
Daily Notes
7 8
Images,
Petrography data
9 10 11 12

Technical Information

Choose from the list below to get information about the following technical aspects of Nomad's expedition.

Weather Information

This weather information is provided courtesy of the Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil de Chile - Grupo Patriot Hills.
 
Date Min. Temp. 
(OC / OF)
Max. Temp. 
(OC / OF)
Min. Wind Chill
(OC / OF)
Max. Wind Chill
(OC / OF)
Wind Direction Wind Speed
(knots)
Pressure
(hPa)
Conditions
11/1/98 -35.8 / -32.4 -30.9 / -23.6 -68.0 / -90.4 -53.0 / -63.4 SW 8-20 878.3 Clear, blowing snow
11/2/98 -31.4 / -24.0 -24.0 / -11.2 -61.0 / -77.8 -53.0 / -63.4 SW 15-50 870.0 Partly cloudy
11/3/98 -23.5 / -22.0 -22.0 / -7.6 -56.0 / -68.8 -24.0 / -11.2 SW 5-53 888.3 Clear
11/4/98 -26.6 / -21.9 -21.9 / -7.4 -38.0 / -36.4 -21.9 / -7.4 W 2-12 892.5 Clear
11/5/98 -25.8 / -22.8 -22.8 / -9.0 -35.5 / -31.9 -25.0 / -13.0 NW 3-10 881.5 Overcast, snow crystals
11/6/98 -22.2 / -19.5 -19.5 / -3.1 -42.5 / -44.5 -19.8 / -3.6 W 0-14 889.9 Overcast, snow
11/7/98 -24.5 / -20.5 -20.5 / -4.9 -44.0 / -47.2 -22.1 / -7.8 S 0-12 881.6 Overcast to clear, blowing snow
11/8/98 -23.4 / -20.3 -20.3 / -4.5 -56.0 / -68.8 -23.0 / -9.4 NNE 0-45 886.5 Clear
11/9/98 -21.9 / -16.2 -16.2 / 2.8 -41.0 / -41.8 -21.9 / -7.4 W 0-30 887.9 Clear
11/10/98 -20.3 / -17.7 -17.7 / 0.1 -39.0 / -38.2 -20.0 / -4.0 NNE 3-18 888.0 Partly cloudy, snow crystals
11/11/98 -22.1 / -19.9 -19.9 / -3.8 -34.5 / -30.1 -20.4 / -4.7 SW 0-9 889.8 Overcast, snow
11/12/98 -20.5 / -15.0 -15.0 / 5.0 -22.5 / -8.5 -15.0 / 5.0 W 0-4 887.4 Clear, snow crystals
11/13/98 -22.1 / -16.2 -16.2 / 2.8 -24.0 / -11.2 -16.6 / 2.1 NW 0-3 886.0 Cloudy to clear
11/14/98 -18.5 / -13.0 -13.0 / 8.6 -18.5 / -1.3 -14.8 / 5.4 Steady Steady 886.7 Partly cloudy to clear skies
11/15/98 -15.0 / 5.0 -10.2 / 13.6 -42.5 / -44.5 -10.2 / 13.6 SW 0-45 881.0 Partly cloudy to clear skies, blowing snow
11/16/98 -21.6 / -6.9 -15.0 / 5.0 -44.0 / -47.2 -33.0 / -27.4 SW 8-40 884.9 Clear, low blowing snow
11/17/98 -20.7 / -5.3 -18.9 / -2.0 -46.0 / -50.8 -32.5 / -26.5 SW 5-35 879.7 Partly cloudy
11/18/98 -22.3 / -18.1 -19.0 / -2.2 -46.5 / -53.5 -31.0 / -23.8 SW 8-18 878.8 Partly cloudy to overcast
11/19/98 -21.1 / -6.0 -19.8 / -3.6 -44.0 / -47.2 -21.0 / -5.8 SW 5-25 886.9 Partly cloudy to clear skies
11/20/98 -22.0 / -7.6 -19.8 / -3.6 -42.0 / -43.6 -22.0 / -7.6 SW 3-15 897.3 Clear skies with flying snow
11/21/98 -20.6 / -5.1 -17.6 / 0.3 -48.0 / -54.4 -38.0 / -36.4 SW 18-30 886.1 Clear skies with flying snow
11/22/98 -18.2 / -0.8 -17.3 / 0.9 -40.0 / -40.0 -28.0 / -18.4 SW 7-25 889.7 Clear skies to partial
11/23/98 -18.2 / -0.8 -13.9 / 7.0 -41.0 / -41.8 -28.0 / -18.4 S 8-30 889.8 Overcast and blowing snow
11/24/98 -15.2 / 4.6 -13.6 / 7.5 -32.0 / -25.6 -14.0 / 6.8 SW 0-15 885.1 Overcast to partial
11/25/98 -18.3 / -0.9 -13.3 / 8.1 -32.0 / -25.6 -15.0 / 5.0 SW 3-13 886.6 Partial
11/26/98 -18.5 / -1.3 -13.8 / 7.2 -36.0 / -32.8 -14.0 / 6.8 W 0-13 887.2 Partial


Robotic Search for Antarctic Meteorites 1998
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