- Press Release
- Sep 29, 2022
HMP Research Station Field Update – July 29, 2005
Today’s activities centered around a major traverse into the Haughton Crater so that Dr. Jeff Jones
could complete his sampling of unvisited locations looking to see if the human associated microbes
have altered the local microflora for a planetary protection study. As well on the same traverse
Dr. Brian Glass also needed to completed his sampling gravity measurements for his research.
Both of them along with four other participants then caught a late afternoon flight to Resolute ending
their work at the HMP Research Station for the year.
An aerial View of Trinity Lake, the Mars Institute’s Mars-1 Humvee,
the DAME Mars Drilling site and
Chawla Peak bathed in sunshine where Columbia Astronaut
Kalpana Chawla’s Inukshuk
Also on a traverse into the crater today was Dr. John Parnell and Paul Lindgren of the University of
Dr. Parnell offers an update on his ongoing geology and geochemistry research here.
And lastly today’s photo report follows the initial
system check-out of the Hamilton Sundstrand space suit which arrived on Wednesday.