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 […]
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
The Italian Mars Society is pleased to announce that volunteer positions are now open for participating as crew members at the first V-ERAS rotation scheduled to run from December 7 till December 14, 2014. Volunteers should send their applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org by September 30, 2014 in order to be considered. Both individual applications and group […]
In the above video the first outdoor ride of the trevor rover. Trevor is playing the role of ERAS robotic testing platform and will be functional to the field testing of the ERAS C3 Subsystem applications. Trevor has been derived from the veter open source project with the modifications needed to fit the ERAS C3 […]
We are currently working on an immersive virtual reality simulation of the ERAS Station (V-ERAS). The major advantage of such virtualization is that it will be possible to undertake training sessions with a crew that can interact with its future environment before the actual station is built. The development effort is currently divided in three […]
The latest status of V-ERAS has been presented by F. Carbognani and E. Melotti (Italian Mars Society) at the PyCon05 Conference which took place in Florence (Italy) from 23 to 25 May 2014. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3EYTym-vTzE
The status of ERAS GSoC software developments has been presented by F. Carbognani (Italian Mars Society) at the Mars Society Convention which took place in Boulder (Colorado) from 15 to 18 August 2013.
The latest ERAS C3 prototype software developments has been presented by F. Carbognani and E. Melotti (Italian Mars Society) at the EuroPython Conference whuch took place in Florence (Italy) from 1 to 7 July 2013.
We are happy to announce that the Italian Mars Society has been accepted as an official Google Summer of Code 2013 mentor organization. So, from now on, we would like to encourage all interested students to visit our GSOC Ideas Page.You may decide to work on these ideas or use them as a starting point […]
The ERAS project has been presented by Yuval Brodsky (ESA / Italian Mars Society) at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) which took place in Naples (Italy) from 1 to 5 October 2012. The presentation has been done within the “Moon, Mars and Beyond: Analogues, Habitation and Spin-Offs” session. The corresponding paper that will be part […]