Unpacking and testing the robot

We tested parts of the robot today to make sure everything survived the journey. The batteries and the onboard computer are working. Bill and Peter flew to Lake Bonney to finalize the melt-hole site. We will test other components tomorrow.

The robot getting unpacked from its crate.

The robot getting unpacked from its crate.

It is summer here and the sun never sets – it just makes a circle in the sky.

00 p.m.

View of the hills from McMurdo at 9:00 p.m.

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2 Responses to Unpacking and testing the robot

  1. Rajani says:

    great to see ur update! will keep checking ur blog, Wish u all the best!
    -rajani

  2. Carla says:

    Wow great pictures. That would be so weird to see the sun all the time. Are you able to sleep?

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