Planet Concordia ©
Alex invented the term ‘Planet Concordia’ - the name of his blog – describing his adventures, experiences and dreams, including but not exclusive to those in Antarctica.
First of all I would like to say a big thank you to Guillaume Dargaud (a previous resident of Concordia) for permission to use his photos and some information from his excellent website. Please check it out – www.gdargaud.net
Where is Concordia Station
CONCORDIA Antarctica , 75°06’06”S – 123°23’43”E
Concordia Research Station is 3233 metres above sea level at a location on the Antarctic Plateau called Dome C. It is located 1100km inland from the the French research station at Durmont D’Urville. It is 1670km from the Geographic South Pole and 560km from Russia’s Vostok Station.
Concordia Station was opened in 2005 and is a joint French Italian project.
Who is responsible for Concordia?
Concordia is a joint French and Italian station run by their Antarctic programmes. Click on the following logos for more information.
What Research will Alexander Kumar be conducting at Concordia?
As the Concordia Research MD, I will be running both physiological and psychological research projects on behalf of the European Space Agency’s Human Spaceflight and Exploration Programme.
Other websites with information about Concordia Station
Road to Concordia