Tagged: Mars

Hunting for Martians on Svalbard

The search for life on Mars begins in a remote part of Norway Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. What do Norway and Mars have in common? Surprisingly, quite a lot! Two scientists from the...

Norwegian radar to find ice and water on Mars

A Norwegian designed radar will be installed on the European Space Association’s Mars probe ExoMars to look for ice and water under the surface. The radar is currently being tested on Svalbard. The radar, named...

Preparing for Mars expeditions on Svalbard

August 1-24, 2009 AMASE (Arctic Mars Analog Svalbard Expedition) will be taking place on Svalbard. This expedition involves different researchers from the Carnegie Institution of Washington, NASA/JPL, ESA, Cornell University, the Earth and Planetary...