The 22nd Annual International Mars Society Convention

  The four-day event is being held in concert with the Southern California Commercial Spaceflight Initiative. The Mars Society Conference will bring together prominent scientists, policymakers, entrepreneurs, journalists and space advocates to discuss the significance of the latest scientific discoveries, technologicaladv-ances and political-economic-social developments that could impact on plans for the human exploration and settlement of the planet Mars. Conference highlights…

Mission at MDRS successfully concluded

Paolo Guardabasso and Vittorio Netti, Italian Mars Society members, conclude successfully their mission at MDRS in Crew 212. Scope of the mission was to use drones developed for exploration in the Martian environment: two fixed-wing and a quadricopter.During the mission, 12 hectares of land were mapped and 400 images were taken from a height of…

Our Team Members at MDRS in May

During this May, Paolo and Vittorio, two young researchers and members of Italian Mars Society, will participate in a simulation of a mission to Mars that will take place at MDRS (Mars Desert Research Station), an analog habitat built and managed by The Mars Society. Paolo and Vittorio will be part of Crew 212, which will carry out…