ANSMET 2019/2020 Field Season / 346 meteorites found

Last update: 3 February 2020

This year’s ANSMET field season around Davis Ward Nunatak has ended for the team members John Schutt, Brian Rougeux, Jim Karner, Cindy Evans, Marc Caffee, Emilie Dunham, Lauren Angotti, Alexander Gerst und Nicole Lunning. 346 meteorites have been found. German astronaut Alexander Gerst has found his first Antarctic meteorite in a wind row.

German astronaut Alexander Gerst has found his first Antarctic meteorite in a wind row. Photo: Case Western Reserve University

Larger chondrite in situ. Photo: Emilie Dunham / Case Western Reserve University

Alexander Gerst and Nicole Lunning while documenting a found meteorite. Photo: Case Western Reserve University

Lauren Angotti, Alexander Gerst, Nicole Lunning and John Schutt with the largest find (8x8x8 cm) so far. Photo: Case Western Reserve University

Nicole Lunning and Emilie Dunham with a carbonaceous chondrite. Photo: Case Western Reserve University

Cindy Evans with an ordinary chondrite. Photo: Case Western Reserve University

Nicole Lunning with the first achondrite find of Season 2019/2020. Photo: Case Western Reserve University

Lauren Angotti and Marc Caffee during their meteorite inventory. Photo: Case Western Reserve University