IceBridge Flies 300 Hours of Antarctic Science Flights (video) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Flying low over the Earth's southernmost continent, Operation IceBridge is wrapping up its eighth consecutive field season of mapping the ice sheet and glaciers of Antarctica, as well as the surrounding sea ice. With more than 300 hours logged in the air over 24 science flights, the mission is considering 2016 one of the most successful seasons yet. Credit NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Jefferson Beck, producer Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.