Monthly Archives: October 2014

First Outreach Project!

We’re on YouTube! We had our first Question and Answer video posted on YouTube this past week. We are doing a bunch of Outreach video’s for schools, to help children become interested in science, and just to show them that … Continue reading

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The Internet On Mars

So to simulate what communication would be like on Mars, they’ve put our internet on a 20 min delay. This means that any “live” features on the web no longer work for us. And in fact, most of the internet … Continue reading

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NASA Psych Research

I’m going to give you all a bit of a break-down of the research we’re doing for NASA, since it takes up a bunch of our time and is the whole point of this trip anyways. There are 6 major … Continue reading

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This one is for Elham…

I’m slowly going to make my way through the whole Cultural Exchange Cookbook over the next 8 months, and tonight was Persian – Loobia Pollo, as learned from my friend Elham. Here we have Jocelyn, Zak, and Sophie enjoying some delicious … Continue reading

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Settling-In

One of the first things we had to do once we arrived at the Dome was sort out our food, so that we knew what we had, could order in what we need, and wouldn’t eat it all in the … Continue reading

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Touch Down!

So we arrived in the Dome on Wednesday, and it was a great relief to finally get here. I wanted to share a few last photos from the mission training before moving on to the next bit of the adventure, … Continue reading

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Pre-Mission Training

Slight update to the title – my nickname is Mars, so now by popular request, this site is “Mars on Mars”. The crew all touched down in Hawaii on Tuesday, tired and jet-lagged but excited to be together again and … Continue reading

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