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Mars-1 Humvee Rover Arrives at NASA Haughton-Mars Project Base Camp

Status Report From: Haughton-Mars Project (HMP)
Posted: Thursday, July 17, 2003

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The Mars-1 Humvee Rover Arrived at the NASA Haughton-Mars Project (HMP) Base Camp at 10:30 PM CDT on 17 July 2003 after an overland traverse across Devon Island.

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Mars-1 with its two ATV escorts appears on the horizon, at the airstrip, due east of HMP Base Camp
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Mars-1 passes "The Fortress" as it comes to the final turn before entering HMP Base Camp
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Qimmiq the polar bear guard dog greets the traverse team as it approaches HMP Base Camp
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HMP Chief Engineer and Canadian PI Stephen Braham greets HMP PI Pascal Lee (inside Mars-1) upon arrival at Base Camp
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Mars-1 Traverse Team (L-R) Steve Hoffman SAIC/NASA JSC; Pacal Lee, Mars and SETI Institutes/NASA ARC; Rainer Effenhauser NASA/ JSC; Joe Amarualik, Deputy Base Camp Manager
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Mars-1 parked in back of the Communications and Mess Tents

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