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Success!

Yesterday, for the first time in my entire life, I did a pull-up! Yessssss! Thanks Tony! This was one of my personal goals coming in here, so I’m glad to have accomplished it before the end of the mission. Other … Continue reading

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It’s the Final Countdown!

Three weeks left, and I need to start sending you more updates, because a lot is going on. When Joce put up her “final countdown” post on her blog, I knew it was ok to start sharing the exciting news. … Continue reading

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My Pleasantly Messy Office

I’m not often the last person up at night, but I was last week when I was working on the geology task one night. I took a look at my (notoriously messy) desk, and rather liked the spread of projects … Continue reading

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Martian Reading List So Far

I came in with a large number of books that I wanted to read while I was in here – stuff that I just hadn’t had time to get to in the outside world that I thought I’d have plenty … Continue reading

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Less Than 6 Weeks To Go, and an Article in German

Hello all! It’s been a while. We had a news article come out in German, so in case you can read German here it is: ‎http://www.dw.de/eine-reise-zum-mars-auf-hawaii/a-18393741 We’ve been busy here finishing up all the research that we want to get … Continue reading

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So Much News!

Yesterday was a big day for our articles and interviews coming out. The one I’m most excited about was a BBC Radio 4 piece that I did. Check it out here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05r3w3l You can here me and Carl Sagan about 8 … Continue reading

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Live Like You’re On Mars* For Earth Day

Our Earth Day video has now gone live in Washington D.C. You can check it out through their events at this site: http://www.earthday.org/blog/2015/04/21/earth-day-tell-your-story At the end of the video, the crew challenges you to live like you’re on Mars* for … Continue reading

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