Published: June 26, 2019
Mars Desert Research Station Habitat Module

A new collaborative course between CU Anschutz and Smead Aerospace called "Medicine in Space and Surface Environments" recently concluded their time in the field in the southern Utah desert. Smead Aerospace assistant professor, Allie Anderson, and CU Anschutz assistant professor, Ben Easter, co-led the three-week class.

Their time at the Mars Desert Research Station was chronicled in depth by Wired and CU Anschutz Today. Learn how the collaboration came to be, what participants learn and gain, and what challenges future astronauts will face in harsh, unforgiving environments far from home: 

Read "A new kind of space camp teaches the art of Martian medicine" at Wired

Read "Medical care at the final frontier" at CU Anschutz Today