This Is Utah

Mars Desert Research Station

Clip: Episode 7 | 8m 46s

What would life be like on Mars? That’s what the researchers & space buffs at the Mars Desert Research Station outside Hanksville are working to find out. Students and researchers from around the world gather at this remote desert outpost run by The Mars Society to spend a week or more in a simulated space habitat, never leaving the confines of their space suits or breathing the fresh air outside.

Aired: 06/27/19

Rating: NR

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