Time to Eat the Dogs

A Podcast About Science, History, and Exploration

Replay: An American in Soviet Antarctica, Part I


Stewart Gillmore in Mirny Station, 1961.

Stewart Gillmor talks about his fourteen-month stay at Mirny Station, the Soviet Union’s Antarctica base. Gillmor was the sole American at Mirny in 1960-1962 during the height of the Cold War.


Gillmor holding the Russian coat he used at Mirny Station.

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