Post Deploy

John Jacobsen
Monday, January 21, 2008

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Figure 1: IceCube String 53 Deployment

Well, two more strings to go. Deployment was exhausting but, frankly, the most fun I’ve had since I got here. We attached all the sensors in the span of three hours, much faster than I’ve ever done it in previous seasons. Efficient team & streamlined procedures made the difference. I was pretty tired afterwards, but it was a good tired, and a chance to get out and about (we took the snowmobile sled out to the site, but I walked back and stopped by the South Pole markers).

I took it easy today and am back at scheduled tasks in earnest tomorrow.

I just posted 70 or so new pictures on Flickr for your amusement and edification: South Pole views, deployment action, South Pole Traverse tractors (driving from McMurdo to Pole and back), McMurdo scenery (including Adelie penguin).

Earlier post Midrats southpole

Later post Sleepless in the Station southpole

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