Mars Society members from Australia and New Zealand have arrived in Utah for the first ever fully Australasian crew at the Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS). The crew comprises Commander Haritina Mogosanu, Mike Bodnar, Ali Harley, Bruce Ngataierua (all from New Zealand), and Annalea Beattie and Don Stewart (from Melbourne, Australia). The mission will run for 2 weeks from April 21st to 5th May, 2012.
Read more about the mission on the KiwiSpace website
Follow the crew through live webcams, mission logs, interactive maps, science updates, and more through the Mission Support website