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Inside Mars 160: The Mars Society's Red Planet Simulation in Pictures

Mars 160 Mission Patch

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Patch for the Mars Society's Mars 160 mission, during which seven crewmembers will conduct 80-day simulated Red Planet missions in the Utah desert and the Canadian Arctic.

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Logo of the nonprofit Mars Society, which advocates for human exploration and settlement of the Red Planet.

Mars Mission Passport

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Annalea Beattie's country badge, HSO tag and a special Mars passport given to her by scientist Jen Blank on the NASA Spaceward Bound expedition to the Ladakh region of India.

Desert View

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A view out the Mars hab window.

Mars 160 Crewmembers

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Mars 160 crewmembers chat around a table at the Mars Desert Research Station.

Croissants by Mars 160 Mission Commander

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Croissants made by the crew's commander made were exceptional, Beattie said.

Dehydrated Food

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During the mission, the crew ate dehydrated roast beef and dehydrated sausage crumbles.

Pressurized Exploration Vehicle

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Pressurized Exploration Vehicle (PEV) in Box Canyon Quarry.

Jon Clarke at Box Canyon Quarry

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Jon Clarke at Box Canyon Quarry.

Drawing From the PEV

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Test Three: Drawing the outcrop from the PEV.

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