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Mars 160 Crew Submits 60 Day Report

November 30, 2016

This report submitted by Alexandre Mangeot, Crew Commander. For these 60-day reports I asked my crew mates to write about this mission from their personal perspectives. I wanted us to share more than the pictures, the science and technology reports and food recipes. I wanted us to share our feelings… Read More

Support the Mars Society on #GivingTuesday

November 29, 2016

On November 29th, the Mars Society will be participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to philanthropic giving driven by social media and collaboration. It's a day when your financial support for our non-profit organization makes a huge impact and allows us to actively pursue our goal of… Read More

Ron Howard’s Mars: Space Flight Travels beyond NASA (By R.Zubrin)

November 13, 2016

By Robert Zubrin, National Review, 11.12.16 In 1955, Werner von Braun teamed up with Walt Disney to produce a three-part TV series laying out America’s spacefaring future. With a record-smashing viewership of 40 million people for its first episode, “Man in Space” played a decisive role in putting the… Read More

[] Mars 160 Crew Gets New Neighbors in the Utah Desert

November 13, 2016

By Annalea Beattie, Mars 160 Crew Member,, 11.11.16 The Mars Society is conducting the ambitious two-phase Mars 160 Twin Desert-Arctic Analog mission to study how seven crew members could live, work and perform science on a true mission to Mars. Mars 160 crew member Annalea Beattie… Read More

Detailed Rules Published for American Mars Exploration Rover Challenge

November 12, 2016

The Mars Society published today on its web site the full set of rules for its new American Mars Exploration Rover Challenge (AMERC), a high school version of the organization’s highly successful University Rover Challenge, part of the Rover Challenge Series (RCS) which is intended to inspire… Read More