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BNPS.co.uk (01202 558833).Pic: HBA/BNPS..***Please use full byline***..It looks like a spaceship from the Star Wars universe which has crash landed on a frozen planet far far away...But this futuristic-looking facility on skis is actually the 25.million pounds future of cutting-edge British research in Antarctica...It is the world's first re-relocatable research centre designed specifically to be moved around to avoid being buried under snow like other stations in the unforgiving region...The Halley VI Antarctic Research Station, designed by British firm Hugh Broughton Architects, officially opened this week and scientists will use it to study Ozone depletion, sea-level rise and climate change and weather.