… and other ponderings in 11th-dimensional space

Mars Desert Research Station

The voyage to MARS has started: HSV-DEN-GJT-MDRS

Dec 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Aerospace, Mars Desert Research Station

I am currently in route to the MDRS. I am carrying with me over 100 lb of gear. The whole crew should arrive to Grand Junction, CO today. We will “land” at the MDRS by tomorrow after a 158 miles/2-3 hours journey.



MDRS Weather Conditions & Maps

Dec 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Aerospace, Mars Desert Research Station

Bottom-line: we will have cloudy, cold, humid, and windy weather during most of the MDRS Crew 109 rotation. However, we may have some clear nights to look up to the sky.



MDRS Cameras

Dec 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Aerospace, Mars Desert Research Station

Do you want to see what we are up to? These webcam video feeds come directly from the MDRS Hab



MDRS 109 Crew Member Bios

Dec 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Aerospace, Mars Desert Research Station

I am very excited to introduce the the MDRS Crew 109.  This crew will be doing a Mars analog simulation from Dec 17-Jan 1 at the MDRS site in the middle of the desert near Hanksville, Utah.



MDRS Crew 109 Announcement: Leandro is going to MARS

Nov 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Aerospace, Mars Desert Research Station, NASA

The Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) Crew 109 has been selected by the Mars Society; this crew will run from Dec 17-Jan 1. Leandro was chosen to be the Chief Engineer and Robotics Specialist. He will responsible for maintaining all systems necessary for routine Habitat operations including power, water, electrical, plumbing, ATV, and Green Habitat […]



Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS)

Nov 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Aerospace, Mars Desert Research Station

The Mars Analog Research Station (MARS) Project aims to provide a realistic simulation of the  survival conditions that humans will encounter in  Mars settlement missions.