Advancing Exploration, Science & Historic Discovery
North South Polar, Inc. (NSP), an extraordinary team of preeminent explorers, scientists and field specialists, is a global expert in the most difficult recovery missions located in the most challenging environments on earth. Working with the US Department of Defense (DOD) and all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and leading research institutions New York University and Columbia University, as well as other leading government and international academic bodies, North South Polar provides an unparalleled expertise in solving decades old mysteries, boots-on-the-ground proficiency in the most inhospitable environs and archaeological and forensic expertise in the most sensitive of missions: helping to bring home those who have sacrificed their lives in service to their country in areas of the planet previously thought unapproachable. As part of NSP’s core mission, North South Polar contributes a needed platform for scientific work as well as the technical innovations necessary to collect information for understanding our changing world. NSP contributes important knowledge to on-going scientific research about climate and the polar environment, including sea level change and glacial movement.
Recovery Mission Live Blog
Boston University journalism Professor Mitchell Zuckoff, author of Frozen In Time, has joined the North South Polar expedition to Greenland where he is live blogging the recovery of three World War II heroes entombed inside a glacier since November 1942. Two of the men were Lieutenant John Pritchard and Radioman Benjamin Bottoms, crewmen of a Coast Guard amphibious biplane who were trying to rescue survivors from a B-17 bomber that crashed during a search mission. The third man was the radio operator of the B-17, Corporal Loren Howarth. Read the live blog now!