Merrylands Project Mars Mission

Today Merrylands embarked on a mission to collect data for their project Mars.

Setting up the studio

Setting up the studio

Mawson was navagated expertly accross the yard by young people from Merrylands HS to conduct spectroscopy experiments on sites identified as potentially interesting.

Mawson exploring the yard

Mawson exploring the yard

Mawson traversed dangerous terrain successfully by taking a safe path over complex terrain.

Mawson preparing to explore the crater

Mawson preparing to explore the crater

Young people from Merrylands HS driving Mawson

Young people from Merrylands HS driving Mawson

The young people were interviewed during the mission to document the process!

Young people from Merrylands conducting interviews on the mission

Young people from Merrylands conducting interviews on the mission

For more excitement from the day follow @themarslab on twitter. If you are interested in running your own mission on Mars take a look at our education programs and don’t hesitate to contact us!