The Mars Desert Research Station is a planned simulated Mars surface exploration habitat, owned by the Mars Society.This simulated habitat is located in the desert of Hanksville, Utah. Each year there are twelve rotations of crews, of 6 to 8 volunteers. These crews live in the habitat for two weeks and conduct research. The crew consists of a Commander, Executive Officer (ExO), Health and Safety Officer (HSO), Crew Biologist, Crew Geologist, Chief Engineer. Represented in 2014 by Dr. Jason Kring, Eric Watkins, Elise Reeves, Carolyn Newton, Antoine Juhel, Chelsea Lwig, and Chui Lee.
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