Analog Studies

NAI Graduate Student Simulates Mars in the Utah Desert

By Keith Cowing
April 22, 2007

Irene Schneider from NAI’s Penn State Team is spending two weeks at the Mars Desert Research Station in a simulated expedition to the Red Planet. The last of the 2006-2007 season’s missions, the team’s focus is “Emergency Preparedness” and includes simulation and protocol development for EVA (Extravehicular Activity) emergencies, radiation poisoning prevention, EVA radiation emergency protocols and an emergency air quantity/location study. Learn more at: [Source: NAI Newsletter]

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