1. Arrival at Utsteinen

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    The BELARE 2008-2009 expedition has now truly begun. The footage in this short movie was filmed upon arriving at Utsteinen. Alain Hubert opens the station's front door for the first time…

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    • Arrival of Technical Core Components

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      The last containers carrying the last missing parts of the station such as the walls or the ceilings or some other technical part such as the bioreactors or the cabinets are slowly arriving in Utsteinen

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      • Base Camp during BELARE 2007-2008

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        This short film travels back in time to the first Princess Elisabeth construction phase of 2007-2008. Find out what the conditions were like at the Utsteinen base camp and see how innovative…

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        • Construction of the Fuel Platform

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          Thanks to the joint efforts of all members of the 2009-2010 BELARE team, the construction of the fuel platform next to the Princess Elisabeth Station on Utsteinen Ridge was completed…

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          • End of expedition assessment

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            Although the Princess Elisabeth Station is now finished and the last members of the expedition have just returned from Utsteinen, the story isn't over yet. The actual life of the station…

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            • Flying Over the Ridge

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              The ridge upon which the Princess Elisabeth Station is rooted is looking more and more like an ant hill. Construction has been going on for 2 months already, with over 50 people having already set…

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              • Inauguration of the Princess Elisabeth Station: Arrival of the Guests in Utsteinen

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                Guests who arrived to attend the inauguration of the Princess Elisabeth station were welcomed by the shining sun. With such nice weather, the inauguration ceremony was moved from 6:00 P.M. to 1:00…

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                • Life at Base Camp: The Kitchen

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                  The main role of the Utsteinen cooks is to feed the troops and motivate them to work. It is important that the cooks are prepared and on time, but above all the cooks need to make sure…

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                  • Life at Utsteinen

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                    Everyone at Utsteinen has just woken up, yet the village is already full of activity. First on the agenda is the station, where we find the ingredients to fix lunch and dinner. Meanwhile,…

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                    • Mounts Belgica

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                      Shortly after they arrived at Utsteinen, Alain Hubert and a few other members of the BELARE 2008-09 expedition left on a reconnaissance mission in the Mounts Belgica. The first objective…

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