Mars Desert Research Station (Utah).
Mission - Aerospace Medicine.
- The MDRS was built by the Mars Society in Utah in 2002.
- The society is a volunteer-driven, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting human exploration of Mars.
- It is the second of four planned Mars surface simulation exploration habitats.
- The site includes living quarters, a GreenHab to grow plants and process grey water, an observatory and an engineering area.
- Crews of six volunteers at a time live at the facility for two weeks doing experiments and simulating life on Mars.
- Mars 160 Mission - Underway Now! Follow the latest on the Mars 160 Mission by visiting the Mars 160 Website.
- Visitors please note: From September 24, 2016 to May 31, 2017, the Mars Desert Research Station is closed to visitors.