MARS DESERT RESEARCH STATION

Crew Photos – February 4th

Team Engineer Measuring Vitamin D
Team Breakfast
Measuring Root Growth under Misian Mars Lamp
Measuring Root Growth in Green Hab
Its Spring time on Mars!!!!
Experiment Prep by Commander and Executive Officer
Mamatha’s Orbital Anniversary on Mars

Crew Photos – February 3rd

Crew 174-Team Planeteers in front of their crew quarters
Group Picture of Crew 174
Arpan (Engineer), Mamatha (Commander) and Saroj (Scientist) in the airlock prior to their EVA
Collected soil samples to study human commensal bacteria around the hab
Growth of fenugreek plant in a controlled environment at GreenHab
Preparation for EVA
Mamatha and Saroj trying to measure distance from hab to collect soil samples during their EVA
Soil samples collection during the EVA
Enjoying Indian Desert – Gulab Jamun prepared by Master Chef, Sneha Velayudhan
Early morning team briefing

Crew Photos – February 1st

Arpan (Engineer) and SaiArun (Geologist) in the airlock prior to their EVA
Arpan and Sneha posing casually on a bright sunny Mars day
Crew Biologist (Sneha) filling the Earth and Mars soil to test plant growth
Crew Engineer (Arpan) and Crew Scientist (Saroj) trying to figure out issue with overhead water system
Crew Engineer and Geologist on their way to explore Mars
Crew enjoying delicious lunch after a tiring EVA
Preperation of ‘Mars soil’ to moniter plant growth

Crew Photos – January 31st

Crew members studying geology map of Mars.

 

Crew biologist Sneha potting the Seedlings into soil with help from crew engineer.

 

Crew biologist digging soil with shovel.

 

Crew biologist and crew engineer in the field.

 

Crew biologist and crew engineer ready for EVA.

 

Sprouted fenugreek seedlings.

Crew Photos – January 27th

Outside HAB January 27th 2017 Michaela on EVA with SOSA(Credit RIck Blake)
Outside HAB January27th 2017 Idriss on EVA(Credit NIamh Shaw)
Outside HAB January 27th 2017 Rick on EVA(Credit Michaela Musilova)
Outside HAB January 27th 2017 Niamh on EVA(Credit Niamh Shaw)
Outside HAB January 27th 2017 Interesting geological formation(Creit Rick Blake)
Outside HAB January 27th 2017 Michaela and Rick on EVA(Credit Rick Blake)
Outside HAB January 27th 2017 Michaela on EVA(Credit Rick Blake)
Outside HAB January 27th 2017 Rick on EVA near Hab(Credit Michaela Musilova)

Crew Photos – January 26th

Outside HAB January 26th 2017 Collecting samples on EVA (Credit Niamh Shaw)

 

Outside HAB January 26th 2017 View of the Butte on EVA

 

Outside HAB January 26th 2017 Roy doing field work on EVA (Credit Niamh Shaw)

 

Outside HAB January 26th 2017 Roy collecting data (Credit Niamh Shaw)

 

Outside HAB January 26th 2017 On EVA with Michaela roy and Niamh (Credit Niamh Shaw)

 

Outside HAB January 26th 2017 Niamh on EVA (Credit Michaela Musilova)

 

Outside HAB January 26th 2017 Michaela conducting field work on EVA (Credit Niamh Shaw)

 

Outside Hab January 26th 2017 Canyon view on EVA (Credit Niamh Shaw)

 

Outside HAB Janaury 26th 2017 Michaela collecting samples (Credit Niamh Shaw)

 

January 26th 2017 Celebrating Australia Day in the HAB with Rick hosting Australia Culture Night (Niamhs taking the pic but shes there in spirit)

Crew Photos – January 25th

Hab January 25th 2017 Group photo with the film crew(Credit Niamh Shaw)
Outside HAB January25th 2017 Niamh on an EVA(Credit Niamh Shaw)
Hab January 25th 2017 personalised EVA suits(Credit Michaela Musilova)
Outside HAB January 24th 2017 Roy and Rick on EVA(Credit Niamh Shaw)
Science Dome January 25th 2017 Michaela studying endolith samples through the microscope(Credit Michaela Musilova)
Hab January 25th 2017 Idriss speaks-with-French FR2 journalists(Credit Niamh Shaw)
Northing 4248700 Easting 519500 January 25th 2017 Michaela geologising(Credit Michaela Musilova)
Main Airlock January 25th 2017 Idriss being filmed by Laurent from FR2(Credit Niamh Shaw)
Northing 4248700 Easting 519500 January 25th 2017 France 2 filming geology and astrobiology EVA(Credit Michaela Musilova)

 

 

Crew Photos – January 24th

Outside HAB January 24th 2017 Rick and Roy study the landscape out on EVA (Credit Niamh Shaw)

 

HAB January 24th 2017 Crew 173 speak with French students about their mission (Credit Niamh Shaw)

 

HAB January 24th 2017 Crew 173 team photo (Credit Niamh Shaw)

 

HAB January 24th 2017 Idriss sets up comms to chat with French students.

 

Main Airlock January 24th 2017 Michaela and Niamh finally manage a picture together before heading out on EVA.

 

Outside HAB January 24th 2017 MDRS from the plateau above (Credit Niamh Shaw).

 

Outside HAB January 24th 2017 Niamh Rick and Roy celebrate their EVA (Credit NIamh Shaw).

Crew Photos – January 23rd

HAB Jan 22nd 2017 Idriss has Secured sponsorship from French startup Teach on Mars
Main Airlock January 22nd 2017 Crew 173 flight suits
Hab Jan 22nd 2017 Slovakia Culture night at the HAB

Outside Hab January 23rd 2017 Rick and Idriss on EVA (Credit Rick Blake)

HAB January 23rd 2017 Roy and Rick speak with students in Israel
HAB January 23rd 2017 Roy and Idriss speak with students in Israel

Crew Photos – January 22nd

Airlock January 22nd 2017 Crew 173 flightstuits hanging in the main airlock area (Credit Niamh Shaw)
Outside Hab January 22nd 2017 Michaela on EVA (Credit Michaela Musilova)
Outside Hab January 22nd 2017 Michaela and Idriss on Eva (Credit Michaela Musilova)
Science Dome January 22nd 2017 Geology samples being tested for carbonates by Roy and Rick (Credit Roy Naor)
Outside Hab January 22nd 2017 Michaela conducting fieldwork on EVA (Credit Michaela Musilova)
Outside HAB January 22nd 2017 Idriss on EVA (Credit Michaela Musilova)
Main Airlock January 22nd 2017 Michaela and Idriss head out on EVA (Credit Niamh Shaw)
Hab January 22nd 2017 The first 3d printed brick is almost complete (Credit Niamh Shaw)
Hab January 22nd 2017 Roy and Idriss succeed at printing the first 3d printed brick (Credit Niamh Shaw)
Hab January 22nd 2017 Niamh photographs Michaela at work (Credit Roy Naor)
Hab January 22nd 2017 Cloudy day at MDRS (Credit Niamh Shaw)