8 Amazing Places You Can Visit ‘Mars’ on Earth
From the ends of the Earth to its subterranean depths, lavanauts, desertnauts, cavenauts, and aquanauts simulate life in space.
After spending 80 days living inside a two-story tin can in the Utah desert, the seven crewmembers of the Mars Society’s most recent red planet simulation emerged from their mock interplanetary hideaway on Tuesday.
As soon as they stepped out of the habitat, the crew members took part in the world's first Live 360 event on Facebook, answering questions from space experts and fans about their experiences and offering a virtual tour inside their mock Mars living quarters.
And this crew’s work isn’t done yet: After leaving Utah, the same crewmembers, who come from seven countries, will shutter themselves inside a similar habitat in the Canadian Arctic for another 80 days.
Over 15 field seasons, more than a thousand "desertnauts" have worked