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Wanted: SA’s brrrightest and toughest for Antarctica posts


Wanted: SA’s brrrightest and toughest for Antarctica posts

SA’s space agency has been flooded with applications for volunteer positions – but be warned, it’s no holiday camp

Senior reporter

Physically strong and emotionally tough? Got what it takes to shovel snow, lay cables, endure freezing temperatures, with an appetite for remote locations and, above all, a keen sense of adventure?

Then sign on the dotted line because the South African National Space Agency (Sansa) wants you!

For three months, three volunteers, having travelled 45,00km through some of the world’s roughest seas on one of the most technologically advanced research ships, will endure life in Antarctica...

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