In the Mars Desert Research Station analog facility, our crew will conduct scientific research to study the feasibility of a mission to Mars


Observational astronomy projects, as if we were to study the cosmos from Mars.

Space Biology

Projects on microbial, animal and human sciences intended to study the viability of life on Mars.


Projects for studying the viability of certain technologies that will enable life on Mars.

Outreach & Communication

One of the most important pieces of science is making it accessible to everyone.

If you want to change the future, start living as if you were already there.

Lynn Conway, computer scientist and transgender activist