Despite all the dangers of its rugged surface, our simulated Mars base is inhabited by magic.
Like polar expeditions of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and future human missions to the moon or Mars, we are working in close quarters at the Haughton-Mars Project.
Devon Island is one of the most radio-quiet places in the northern hemisphere, a perfect place for the Haughton-Mars Project to conduct the EDGES experiment.
While there are no signs of humankind here, we have plenty of other neighbors surrounding our simulated Martian home base at the Haughton-Mars Project on Devon Island in the Arctic.
The weather has taken a turn for the worse at the Haughton-Mars Project on Devon Island in the Arctic.
It was a very scenic way to begin the traverse, and for someone who has pored over both orbital and ground-level images of Mars for years, it was quite easy to believe you were on that planet.
While places like the Haughton-Mars Project do not perfectly model the soil chemistry, intense radiation, lower gravity, or thin atmosphere of Mars, there is still great value in the work done here.
On day six it was time for our first traverse away from the Haughton-Mars Project base on Devon Island in the Arctic.
The Haughton-Mars Project is planting flags and leaving footprints, but in a very different way than Apollo astronauts did on the moon.
Being in an environment such as the simulated Martian landscape of the Haughton-Mars Project in the Arctic magnifies what would normally be small problems.
When flying to the Haughton-Mars Project (HMP) base, the impression is one of a vast wasteland below. The landscape looks featureless and bleak, but in fact holds many surprises.
The Month on Mars expedition begins its fieldwork listening to some of the earliest radio frequency signals in the universe.
The Month on Mars expedition traveled to the Haughton-Mars Project base for its summer field season at a simulated Martian outpost.
On Aug. 1, a group of eight researchers and their associates headed to the high Arctic to spend a month at the Haughton-Mars Project base on Devon Island.
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