dic 29

Italian Mars Society member Ilaria Cinelli 172 Crew Commander at MDRS


Italian Mars Societ member Ilaria Cinelli  at Mars Desert Research Center (MDRS) as Commmander of the  172 Crew from 31th Dicember  16  till 15th. January 17. During the mission Ilaria, a biomedical engineer,  will study phisical effects like on parameters like pressure, hearth pulsation, body temperature experienced in a confined space analog environment. A special […]

ott 25

A walk on Mars at Bergamo Science Festival


During the Bergamo Science Festival , held in Bergamo from 2th to 16th October,  Italian Mars Society has set up a virtual simulation area  in which the festival visitors have had the opportunity to explore the virtual version of the ERAS station.

giu 21

V-ERAS training for OeWF analog astronauts


As part of the preparatory activities for the AMADEE-15Mars simulation mission, between 1st and 3rd of May 2015, an IMS team has participated to the OeWF analog astronauts training in Innsbruck (Austria). To support the training a setup including a Motivity and a Motigravity has been put in place.

mag 29

“V-ERAS-14: A Virtual Reality Mars Exploration Mission” Presentation at PyCon06


A r report on the V-ERAS-14 mission has been presented by the technical staff  of the Italian Mars Society) at the PyCon06 Conference which took place in Florence (Italy) from 17 to 19 April 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5e__EoRpnM   The V-ERAS demo sessions have also attracted a lot of interest from conference participants.          

mar 4

ERAS selected to participate in ESA 2015 Summer of Code In Space (SoCiS)


We are pleased to announce that the European Space Agency (ESA) accepted IMS as a mentoring organization for this year of their ESA Summer of Code in Space (SOCIS 2015). If you are eligible to participate in SOCIS and interested in contributing code to the ERAS project, make sure to apply, using this form, before the […]

feb 26

V-ERAS-14 Mission Report released


We are pleased to announce the  release of the V-ERAS-14 Mission Report. Between 06- 14 December 2014 the Italian Mars Society has conducted simulation of a Mars exploration mission in Madonna di Campiglio, Trento, Italy in the framework of the ERAS program. This general report is an overview on what happened during the Mars analog […]

feb 8

V-ERAS-14 Mission Completed!


V-ERAS Crew1 has successfully closed out the very first V-ERAS rotation held in Madonna di Campiglio. Below some videos of the most relevant activities http://youtu.be/VvVjOo9gvpo   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Em6WMICC14   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OC6p3Efty-8