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Making America’s Space Program Great Again (Article – R.Zubrin)

March 27, 2017

Making America’s Space Program Great Again By Robert Zubrin, SpaceNews, 03.27.17 Rumors are circulating that the Trump team is considering a return to the Moon as the basis for its space policy. If done properly, this could be a very good thing. NASA needs a clear near-term goal,… Read More

MDRS Crew 176 – Final Mission Report

March 26, 2017

MDRS Crew 176 – Final Mission Report The following is the final summary report of Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) Crew 176, the Polish team “PolMars.” A full review of this year's activities at MDRS will be presented at the 20th Annual International Mars Society Convention, scheduled… Read More

36 Student Teams Advance to URC 2017 Finals

March 24, 2017

The most competitive Critical Design Review in University Rover Challenge (URC) history has concluded with 36 student teams from seven countries being selected to compete June 1-3 at the Mars Society's Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) in southern Utah. A record 82 teams from 13 countries began the… Read More