National Academy of Sciences of Belarus


8th Belarusian Antarctic expedition starts at NAS of Belarus

On October 29, 2015 at the extended session of the NASB Presidium Bureau, involving directors of the NASB organizations, the 8th Belarusian Antarctic expedition was started. This team will be comprised of five men, for all of whom, expect the team leader, it is the first expedition.
As Chairman of NASB Presidium said at the meeting, “The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus pays great attention to Antarctic research. Not only is research funded, but also building our own infrastructure in the Antarctic”. Vladimir Gusakov added that on October 20, 2015 the first unit of the Belarusian Antarctic station was presented. On behalf of all the scientists of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Vladimir Gusakov wished the expedition members strong health, success in their work and optimism.