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        Branch Pages & Contacts - Vic - NSW - Qld - SA - NT - WA - ACT - Tas - NZ                        Updated: 30 January, 2017.

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NORTHERN TERRITORY BRANCH HOMEPAGE

For more information on branch activities contact -

Northern Territory Branch Coordinator
Mars Society of Australia



News

Project Jarntimarra - Mission Accomplished
Follow the course of the highly successful Starchaser sponsored Jarntimarra expedition to the red centre through the eyes of the participants! Read the travel logs from Jennifer Laing and Jason Hoogland on the JNT-1 expedition homepage. Also, see the newly updated photo gallery.

Australia is now one step closer to having its own outback space research facility, to be used for testing equipment and technology which could help to send humans to Mars. Find out more by reading our latest press release (pdf) (0.06 Mb).


Email our Mars Experts in the Field!
The Jarntimarra-1 field expedition currently in central Australia is composed of some leading experts in Mars related research, including:
  • Dr Carol Stoker, NASA Ames Research Centre - Mars Pathfinder Scientist
  • Dr Larry Lemke, NASA Ames Research Centre - Advanced projects engineer currently working on Mars airplane
  • Prof Vic Gostin, University of Adelaide - Geology of central Australia, paleo-geology and meteorite impacts
  • Dr Jonathan Clarke, Australian National University - Geology of central Australia, Mars geology
  • Dr Graham Mann, Murdoch University - Robots for Mars and Mars missions
  • Jason Hoogland - MSA technical programme including HOP, Marskin, SAFMARS,Mars-Oz, Jarntimarra, Operation Red Centre
  • James Waldie, RMIT - Mechanical Counter Pressure suits
You can send an email question and our experts will send a reply via satellite, subject to their busy schedule in the field. In addition, Sydney based MSA member Michael West will be available to respond to queries of Sydney-siders on getting involved in the MSA technical programme. Watch for your Q&A's on this website in the coming days!

Simply email your question to:tech@marssociety.org.au with your name, age and occupation, or the school you're from if you're a student. Please keep questions to no more than 5 lines of text.


Project Jarntimarra - JNT-1 Mission Update
Follow the Starchaser sponsored Jarntimarra expedition to the red centre through the eyes of some of the participants! For starters we have the logs from Jennifer Laing and Jason Hoogland on the JNT-1 expedition page. We will attempt to update these daily.



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