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A Dry Run at Mars

Scientists prepare for the challenges of sending humans to Mars by staging simulations right here on Earth

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Photo: Mars Simulation Laboratory/University Of Aarhus, Denmark
WEATHERPROOFING: Researchers at the Mars Simulation Laboratory, in Denmark, mimic Martian temperature, gas pressure, and composition inside laboratory devices such as this wind tunnel to test how different instruments would perform on Mars. The scientists also hope to answer the ever-nagging question of whether there was ever life on Mars.
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