Mars Institute HMP Research Station Update for August 7, 2006

Status Report From: Mars Institute
Posted: Monday, August 7, 2006


Image: CSA astronaut Chris Hadfield and Patrik Audlaluk of Grise Fiord stop for a quick photo op while on a traverse.

The field season is winding down, and the station is being prepared for the winter as the final research projects come to a close.

Over the past week, additional testing of the Hamilton-Sundstrand spacesuit was conducted in addition to ongoing fieldwork being carried out by participants from Morehead State University, University of Aberdeen and University of Ottawa. The Mars Institute was also very happy to accommodate a visit by CSA astronaut Chris Hadfield. In addition to visiting HMP, Chris also gave talks about his experiences in space to the communities of Resolute Bay and Grise Fiord.

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