Beautiful bergs!: Arctic overflights yield inspiring images

NASA’s Operation IceBridge is the largest airborne survey of Earth’s polar ice ever flown

During my very first visit to the Arctic, the Sun did a lazy 360 above Tromsø, Norway each day. It was summer, and I was simply entranced by the midnight sun.

But I wasn’t really bitten by the Arctic bug until a visit the next winter. And what really got me was the light.

Yes, the Arctic light in winter.

Although the Sun doesn’t rise for months at a time at that time of year, before it comes b