Mars

A key element to human space exploration is training and the use of analogue research sites. This page highlights some of my experiences in Mars simulations in Utah, USA at the Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) and in the high Canadian Arctic on Devon Island, Nunavut at the Flashline Mars Arctic Research Station (FMARS). This page was reconstructed from my older site (Note: Some FMARS 2007 links may not be available).

Flashline Mars Arctic Research Station (FMARS)
Devon Island, Nunavut, Canada

FMARS Crew 11
Long Duration Mission
(F-XI LDM)
Engineer / Health & Safety Officer
Executive Officer (Instructor)
Mission Commander (Instructor)
for FMARS Crew 11
Crew Engineer / Human Factors Researcher
Crew Engineer / Human Factors Researcher
28 FEB - 14 MAR
2004
11 - 26 FEB
2006
20 JAN - 4 FEB
2007
17 FEB - 4 MAR
2007
27 APR - 26 AUG
2007

EVA STATS: 212 hours, 33 minutes on 76 EVAs

Auclair on Castle Mercury - I took this photo of Simon Auclair on our last EVA in the high Canadian Arctic on Devon Island during our 100-day Mars simulation at the Flashline Mars Arctic Research Station. FMARS is visible in the high resolution version of this photo, 20 km away in the distance. Photo was taken August 2007.