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'Exploring Mars, Discovering Earth' is a campaign of networked Mars analog demonstrations to celebrate World Space Week (WSW) 2013 from 4-10 October. The events will be coordinated from the WSW 2013 Mission Control Center, located at the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF) in Innsbruck, Austria.

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About the Organizers

ABOUT THE ORGANIZERS OF ‘EXPLORING MARS, DISCOVERING EARTH’

World Space Week Association is an international non-profit organization which supports the global coordination of UN-declared World Space Week, held October 4-10 annually. World Space Week 2012 reached record proportions with over 700 events in nearly 70 nations.
www.worldspaceweek.org

The Space Generation Advisory Council is a global non-governmental organisation and network which aims to represent university students and young space professionals to the United Nations, space agencies, industry, and academia.
spacegeneration.org

The Austrian Space Forum (Österreichisches Weltraum Forum, OeWF) is a national network for aerospace specialists and space enthusiasts. The organization serves as a communication platform between the space sector and the public; it is embedded in a global network of specialists from the space industry, research and politics.
www.oewf.org

KiwiSpace Foundation is a non-profit organisation seeking to inspire the next generation of space scientists. The Foundation aims to showcase the benefits and opportunities that space applications provide NZ; highlight the many opportunities for New Zealanders to work in the global space community; and enhance national space capabilities and education programmes.
www.kiwispace.org.nz.

Partner Organizations

PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS IN ‘EXPLORING MARS, DISCOVERING EARTH’

AUSTRALIA
Mars Society Australia - http://marssociety.org.au/

CHINA
Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics - http://ev.buaa.edu.cn/about/index.php

GERMANY
Part Time Scientists - http://ptscientists.com/

FRANCE
Planète Mars (French chapter of the Mars Society) - http://www.planete-mars.com/

HUNGARY
Puli Space Technologies http://www.pulispace.com/

INTERNATIONAL
Astronomers without Borders - http://astronomerswithoutborders.org/

MALAYSIA
Independence-X Aerospace - http://independencex.wordpress.com/about/

PAKISTAN
Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) - http://www.suparco.gov.pk/

POLAND
Mars Society Polska - http://www.marssociety.pl/
Hyperion Team, Bialystok University of Technology - http://www.wm.pb.edu.pl/
Scorpio 3; Wrocław University of Technology - http://www.scorpio.pwr.wroc.pl/index.php/en/

SPAIN
WSW Spain - https://www.facebook.com/WorldSpaceWeekSpain

SWITZERLAND
Swiss Space Museum – http://www.swissspacemuseum.ch

USA
DUBotics, University of Washington Robotics Team - https://www.facebook.com/DBRobotics
Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) - http://hi-seas.org/
Mars Analog Vehicle for Robotic Inspection and Construction (MAVRIC) Team, Iowa State University - https://sites.google.com/site/isumavric/
The Mars Society San Diego - http://marssandiego.org/
Moon Express Inc - http://www.moonexpress.com/
Michigan Mars Rover Team - http://www.umrover.org/
The Penn State Lunar Lion Team - http://lunarlion.psu.edu/
University of North Dakota, Human Spaceflight Lab - http://www.human.space.edu/

Images World Space Walk 2013

Photos are free-of-charge, if the copyright is used correctly and completely.

Images and video clips of the tests by the NDX-2 team in North Dakota (Credits: Human Spaceflight Laboratory, University of North Dakota).

Images of Luca Foresta performing the experiments in the Aouda.X spacesuit (Credits: OeWF / Claudia Stix).

Images of the MDRS team performing the experiments. Credits: The Mars Society/WSW 2013 Mission to Mars Crew

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The Aouda.X analogue astronaut, Luca Foresta, in Innsbruck, Austria.
Credit: OewF/Claudia Stix
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Aouda.X analogue astronaut, Luca Foresta, starts the obstacle course.
Credit: OewF/Claudia Stix
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Aouda.X analogue astronaut, Luca Foresta, completes an obstacle course as a warm-up for the D-TREX Experiments.
Credit: OewF/Claudia Stix
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Aouda.X analogue astronaut erects a tripod to mount a sundial gnomon for D-TREX Experiment 1.
Credit: OewF/Claudia Stix
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Aouda.X analogue astronaut, Luca Foresta, takes photos of the horizon for D-TREX Experiment 2.
Credit: OewF/Claudia Stix
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Aouda.X analogue astronaut, Luca Foresta, takes photos of the horizon for D-TREX Experiment 2.
Credit: OewF/Claudia Stix
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Aouda.X analogue astronaut collects a stone and places it in a sample bag for D-TREX Experiment 3.
Credit: OewF/Claudia Stix
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University of North Dakota's NDX-2 suit tester, Tiffany Swarmer, negotiating the obstacle course before undertaking the D-TREX Experiment.
Credit: Pablo de León/Tiffany Swarmer/UND Aerospace Network
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University of North Dakota's NDX-2 suit tester, Tiffany Swarmer, negotiating the obstacle course before undertaking the D-TREX Experiment.
Credit: Pablo de León/Tiffany Swarmer/UND Aerospace Network
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University of North Dakota's NDX-2 suit tester, Tiffany Swarmer, taking photos of the horizon for D-TREX Experiment 2.
Credit: Pablo de León/Tiffany Swarmer/UND Aerospace Network
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University of North Dakota's NDX-2 suit tester, Tiffany Swarmer, taking photos of the horizon for D-TREX Experiment 2, with help from project leader Pablo de León.
Credit: Pablo de León/Tiffany Swarmer/UND Aerospace Network
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University of North Dakota's NDX-2 suit tester, Tiffany Swarmer, stowing a sample for D-TREX Experiment 3.
Credit: Pablo de León/Tiffany Swarmer/UND Aerospace Network
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The MDRS Analogue crew prepare for the D-TREX Experiments. Patricia Smedley and Jean Hunter were the analog astronauts. Haritina Mogosanu took time measurements and Randall dunning communicated with Mission Control.
Credit: the Mars Society/ H. Mogosanu/ WSW2013 Mission to Mars Crew
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DRS World Space Walk participant, Dr Jean Hunter.
Credit: the Mars Society/ H. Mogosanu/ WSW2013 Mission to Mars Crew
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MDRS World Space Walk participant, Patricia (Tricia) Marie Smedley.
Credit: the Mars Society/ H. Mogosanu/ WSW2013 Mission to Mars Crew
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MDRS World Space Walk analog astronauts prepare for the obstacle course as a first step for the D-TREX Experiments.
Credit: the Mars Society/ H. Mogosanu/ WSW2013 Mission to Mars Crew
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Official material for World Space Week

Photos are free-of-charge, if the copyright is used correctly and completely.

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Opening Ceremony WSW2013 with Franz
Vieböck (Austrian Astronaut) & Remco
Timmermansr (Executive Director WSW)
(c) OeWF (Claudia Stix)
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Mission Control Center (Flight Control
Room) Innsbruck, Austria
(c) OeWF (Paul Santek)
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Mission Control Center (Flight Control
Room) Innsbruck, Austria
(c) OeWF (Paul Santek)
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Mission Control Center (Flight Planning
Room) Innsbruck, Austria
(c) OeWF (Paul Santek)
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Taking Earth Master Sample with Aouda.X
Mars spacesuit simulator
(c) OeWF (Paul Santek)
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Taking Earth Master Sample with Aouda.X
Mars spacesuit simulator
(c) OeWF (Paul Santek)
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Exploring Mars. Discovering Earth. Official
Poster
(c) World Space Week Association
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Landing-Mars.jpg

Landing on Mars. L. Foresta & D. Schild-
hammer during their first EVA in Morocco,
Feb. 2013. (c) OeWF (Katja Zanella-Kux)
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mars2013-aoudaS-future_zanella.jpg

Exploring Mars. Aouda.X Mars space suit
simulator exploring in Morocco, Feb. 2013.
(c) OeWF (Katja Zanella-Kux)
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mars2013-magma-aoudaX_zanella.jpg

Aouda.X Mars spacesuit together with
Polish MAGMA White rover during sunset.
(c) OeWF (Katja Zanella-Kux)
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mars2013-puli-aouda_zanella.jpg

Hungarian Google Lunar X-Prize Rover
Puli together with Aouda.X Mars spacesuit.
(c) OeWF (Katja Zanella-Kux)
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austieg_habitat.jpg

Egress from MDRS Habitat during Austro
Mars 2006. (c) OeWF (Andreas Koehler)
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Analog-Astronauts during an EVA during
AustroMars 2006.
(c) OeWF (Andreas Koehler)
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