Taking pictures and filming on the ice

Picture Galleries

Every season, we publish pictures from Antarctica and we now have quite an archive available. You can follow the life of the Princess Elisabeth Station from its debuts in Brussels until now.

  • Customised Toyota Hiluxes in Antarctica

    in Logistics

    Customised Toyota Hiluxes in Antarctica

    The Mary Arctica brought two customised Toyota Hiluxes to Antarctica. The 200 km trip back to the station was a good test for the vehicles. Kristof Soete, our chief mechanic and…

  • Welcoming German Officials

    in Science, Daily Life

    Welcoming German Officials

    Alain Hubert and the station team welcomed a number of German VIPs, including two ministers, a member of the Bundestag, and senior Alfred Wegener Institute staff members. The German delegation…

  • Third visit to a thriving penguin colony

    in Science

    Third visit to a thriving penguin colony

    For the third year in a row, Alain Hubert visited a penguin colony on Antarctica’s Princess Ragnhild Coast. The number of chicks is greater than ever, which indicates…

  • Loading the Mary Arctica at Zeebrugge

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    Loading the Mary Arctica at Zeebrugge

    We documented the loading of the Mary Arctica, the ship that is transporting cargo to Antarctica for BELARE 10.  It took 10 hours to load 45 containers of equipment and supplies (including…

  • Daily balloon launches

    in Science

    Daily balloon launches

    Every day at noon, scientists from the Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium launch a meteorological balloon close to the Princess Elisabeth station. Lightweight instruments that measure temperature, pressure and humidity…