Being a researcher trapped in the cold and desolate Arctic just got a
little more bearable. The newly designed Halley VI Antarctic research
station will open next week and it has some cool features. Since fixed
structures typically struggle on the frigid continent due to moving ice
and the threat of snow-burial, it can move.
Using legs. That’s right, the Halley VI has extendable legs that allow
it to keep rising above snow level and it can be towed to a new location
as needed. There are eight pods which connect together, each is a
research area slash living quarters.
The larger, central red cabin is a communal living area that can use
specially selected shades, has a climbing wall and a herb garden, Pretty