Rocky Utah Outpost Ideal for Simulating Mars Mission

May 1, 2015 2:39 PM

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Rocky Utah Outpost Ideal for Simulating Mars Mission

A group of six Belgian students have travelled to the Utah outpost for a two-week mission. This rocky outpost, bearing a resemblance to the red planet has become a hot spot for scientists and engineers to test technologies and experiment with their Mars projects.

The research center at Utah is managed by Mars Society, a nonprofit group, aiming to help put humans on the Martian surface. Robert Zubrin, Mars Society director, stated, "What we are doing on Mars is beginning humanity's career as a space-faring species, a multi-planet species. This is about extend...

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