Analogue Simulation Sample Collection at Mars Desert Research Station
Mars analog habitats, such as the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah (U.S.) are established to conduct field experiments, test new hardware, new operational concepts and study the social and crew teamwork dynamics in support to these future manned missions to the Red Planet.
The International Emerging Space Leaders (IESLs) Crew (or MDRS Crew 205) is composed by eight outstanding international space young professionals and students from Kuwait, Spain, Germany, the U.K. and the U.S.
During the two-week rotation, the crew simulates a mission to the Red Planet. This includes EVAs to collect several samples from different locations which will then be analysed back at the habitat.
Taken on 12
Submitted on 15 February 2019
- North America (675)
- Northern America (523)
- United States of America (369)
- Exact location (-110.5861 W, 38.4016 N)
Credit: Maria Grulich (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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