Outfit all of the explorers is comprised solely of products from Ukrainian manufacturers.
To the Antarctic station Akademik Vernadsky on Tuesday, March 26, sent a team of 24-th Ukrainian Antarctic expedition. In her first time in 20 years included women. This was reported on the website of MES, reports the online edition of the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
In the 24-th UJC consists of 12 members – 7 academic, 3 technical staff, a doctor and a chef. Polar explorers for the first time were selected on the basis of open competition, without gender restrictions that existed previously. Thanks to the expedition included two women.
“An important feature was also that the 24-expedition will be the first of our expedition, which, from skis to goggles and caps, that is, from head to toe – dressed in Ukrainian products. It’s mostly experimental samples, but this is a good example of the partnership of science and business for the progress of our country, and I hope this will become a good tradition” – said the Minister of education and science of Ukraine Liliya Hrynevych.