The 74-member crew of the Spirit of Mawson is preparing to spend their New Year's Eve trapped in an Antarctic ice floe. The research vessel has been stuck there since Christmas Eve. Several attempts to reach the ship have failed and Sunlen Serfaty has the latest on the rescue effort.
Alek Jha, Chris Turney and Lawrence Topham are all trapped on the Spirit of Mawson and spoke to Anderson about life on board.
You can follow their story at http://www.spiritofmawson.com/
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