OIB ATM sitrep Nov 8, 2016 am

All,
 
No mission today, due to high winds forecast for tonight. (across the runway).  We do like to land at the same location (Punta Arenas) from which we took off, and not have to divert to a different airport overnight.
 
ATM team worked hard overnight and this morning, and have replaced the failed laser cooler, and re-configured the lasers to provide the best possible data for land ice missions.
 
A couple of photos of the Magellan statue in the plaza in downtown Punta Arenas (from early in my stay here), and the vendors of woolen products nearby.

 
The statue of Magellan in the Punta Arenas plaza
 

 
 
And a few of the colorful woolen goods venders on the plaza

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