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Mars Society Partners with Mars Ocean Analogs

Wilmington to Mars: One Small Sail, One (potentially) Large Leap for Space Exploration By Allison Ballard, Wilmington Star News, 01.01.21 The comparisons between the exploration of oceans and space are endless. But Reid Stowe still says he is met with disbelief about how long-term sea voyages can be useful and necessary when it comes to planning missions to Mars, for example. Stowe, long-time captain of the 70-foot Schooner Anne, has a history of adventuring at sea, and fascination about humans traveling to… READ MORE >

MDRS Director Shannon Rupert to Discuss Simulating Life on Mars at 2020 Virtual Convention

Dr. Shannon Rupert, long-time Director of the Mars Society’s Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) in Utah, will give a virtual address entitled “Once a Martian, Always a Martian: Demographics and Stories of the People who have Crewed MDRS” during the 23rd Annual International Mars Society Convention, scheduled for October 15-18.  She will be sharing an analysis of the demographics of the researchers who have served as crew at the station over the last twenty years and providing some stories about… READ MORE >