MDRS Behind the Scenes (Virtual Tour)

Embark on a virtual tour of the Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) in southern Utah, organized by Mars Society Chicago, the national organization’s Chicagoland chapter!

On Sunday, May 26th at 1:00 pm PT / 4:00 pm ET, join Sergii Iakymov, the Director of MDRS and a seasoned analog astronaut, for an immersive online event. With extensive experience leading crew missions and serving as the Assistant Director of MDRS, Sergii offers invaluable insights into life and work in this very Mars-analog environment.

During the 60-minute online tour, participants will have the opportunity to delve into the intricacies of analog astronautics and submit questions directly to Sergii. Gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and innovations involved in simulating Mars missions.

Mark your calendars and join us for this enlightening event as we explore the frontier of space exploration together!