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Susan Ip Jewell. Credits: K. Staats

Is there a doctor on Mars?

Update 10 February: Watch a video of the telesurgery from Kai Staats, Mars134 crewmember via space.com It sounds like something from a science-fiction survival-film: a colleague on a Martian outpost breaks a leg during a mission far...

Credit: Mars134

Telesurgery experiment: Mars to Earth

Unfortunately the planned telesurgery hookup with Concordia and the Mars Desert Research Station did not work. Adrianos writes: "Yesterday we tried for more than 2 hours to connect with you, and our IT technician did a tremendous...

Mars map Mawrth Vallis is L2 and II Thyle I is GH1. Credits: Thomas Wilson & the Mars-X Team (ISU)

Connecting Mars to Mars: Concordia joins Mars...

Concordia has been likened to a white Mars before, and ESA is interested in research at the remote base because of its similarities to living on our neighbouring planet. Last Friday saw the start of the Mars134...