The journey to Mars starts on Earth.
Latest plans from NASA and ESA suggest a manned Mars mission
within 20 years. Mars analog stations have been
simulating various aspects of such a Mars station, like those installed
in Utah and the Arctic by the Mars Society.
Now the Berlin station shifts the focus away from the
scientific field over to the cultural and social conditions for a real
mission. Instead of searching fossiles in rocks we imagine a future
culture that will drive human beings to go to Mars. The 'Mars
rocks' project starts research on this culture, in the fields of music,
art, engineering and debate.
The program can be found on the web (in german) at:
Organizer of the project is a group of culture activists that
will continue to promote the manned Mars mission under the label 'Mars
The other texts are still german only - sorry.
Mars rocks | oststrand - Muehlenstr. / ostbahnhof | Berlin, Germany