Jul 27

V-ERAS: A Virtual Environment for Planetary Exploration Crews Training

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 […]

May 27

Presentation of V-ERAS: A virtual environment for planetary exploration at PyCon05

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-vTzEVideo can’t be loaded: [PyCon Italy 2014] Melotti/Carbognani – V-ERAS: un ambiente virtuale per l’esplorazione planetaria (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3EYTym-vTzE)

Apr 27


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 […]

Nov 27

Presentation of the ERAS Project at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC)

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 […]