Researchers in Arctic Conduct Mars Simulation What would it be like to work on Mars? A team of seven intrepid explorers just returned from four months on an Arctic island, where they attempted to duplicate some of the living and working conditions that might be faced by a future Mars exploration team.
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Researchers in Arctic Conduct Mars Simulation

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Researchers in Arctic Conduct Mars Simulation

Researchers in Arctic Conduct Mars Simulation

Researchers in Arctic Conduct Mars Simulation

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Explorers simulate Martian geology research on Devon Island in the Arctic. Courtesy FXI-LDM crew hide caption

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Explorers simulate Martian geology research on Devon Island in the Arctic.

Courtesy FXI-LDM crew

What would it be like to work on Mars? A team of seven intrepid explorers just returned from four months on an Arctic island, where they attempted to duplicate some of the living and working conditions that might be faced by a future Mars exploration team.

Melissa Battler, Commander, FMARS 11 Long Duration Mission