Update: Crew 143 is at the MDRS!

The Mars Society's Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) in Utah.


ALL MEDIA INQUIRIES SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO: MICHAEL STOLTZ, DIRECTOR, MEDIA & PUBLIC RELATIONS


Looking for an opportunity to be involved at the Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) next field season?  

See below for the application for the 2014-15 MDRS crew rotations.  We are also always looking MDRS Mission Support volunteers. 




2014-15 Field Season Itinerary

Nov. 1 – Nov. 16       MDRS Crew 142Mars Arctic 365 - Team Finalist #1 (Organized by Dr. Robert Zubrin)

Nov. 15 – Nov. 30     MDRS Crew 143Mars Arctic 365 - Team Finalist #2 (Organized by Dr. Robert Zubrin)

Nov. 29 – Dec. 14     MDRS Crew 144 - Mars Arctic 365 - Team Finalist #3 (Organized by Dr. Robert Zubrin)

Dec. 13 – Dec. 28     MDRS Crew 145 - Mars without Borders (Commander Dr. Susan Jewell)

Dec. 27 – Jan. 11      MDRS Crew 146 - Mars Society Crew (Commander Nick Orenstein)

Jan. 10 – Jan. 25       MDRS Crew 147 - Team ISU (Commander Romain Charles)

Jan. 24 – Feb. 8        MDRS Crew 148 - Team RAR-2 (Commander Lucie Poulet)

Feb. 7 – Feb. 22       MDRS Crew 149 - Tharsis Project (Commander Paul Bakken)

Feb. 21 – Mar. 15     MDRS Crew 150 - Team Peru (3 week rotation) (Organized by Dr. Alexander Diaz)

Mar. 15 – Mar. 29     MDRS Crew 151 - International Emerging Space Leaders (ERUA, Supaero, York)

Mar. 28 – Apr. 12     MDRS Crew 152 - Lonestar Highlanders (Organized by Dr. April Andreas)

Apr. 11 – Apr. 26     MDRS Crew 153 - Mission to Mars UCL (Commander Bastien Mathurin)

May 16 – May 23     MDRS Crew 155 - Mars Medical Analog Team (Commander Dr. Sarah Blythe-Ballard)

May 24                    MDRS Open House


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Congratulations to all of the teams who competed in the 2014 University Rover Challenge May 29th - 31st! Check out the URC 2014 Images.