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[Video] A Trip to Mars - ABC4 Utah

21 Nov 2014, 14:46 UTC
[Video] A Trip to Mars - ABC4 Utah
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A trip to Mars: ABC4 explores a Mars simulation project in southern UtahBy Tasmin Mahfuz, ABC4 UtahST. GEORGE, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - Ever wanted to visit Mars? ABC4 had an exclusive tour of a Mars simulation space project in Hanksville. Even though Mars is millions of miles away, it's not stopping enthusiasts from their very own martian expedition in southern Utah.Six selected strangers from around the world met at the Mars Society Desert Research Station (MDRS) to live as if they're in outer space.For two weeks, MDRS Crew 142 worked as a team to identify the challenges that scientists would face if they were actually on martian soil.The crew was led by commander Digby Tarvin (Australia) and the lucky applicants joining the space odyssey were Christiane Heinicke (Germany), Dario Paratesh, Italy, Cyprien Verseux (France), Carmel Johnston (USA) and Vincent Coljee (USA).To read the full article and view the video, please click here.

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