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Space Exploration in Nunavut: From the Northwest Passage to Mars

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Dr. Pascal Lee of the Mars Institute Dr. Pascal Lee of the Mars Institute NRI

Dr. Pascal Lee, co-founder of the Mars Institute, a planetary scientist with the SETI Institute and Principal Investigator of the NASA Houghton-Mars Project (HMP) delivered a presentation in Iqaluit last week.

Dr. Lee and his team will be journeying from Resolute Bay, Cornwallis Island, to the Haughton-Mars Project Research Station, Devon Island, High Arctic, aboard the Moon-1 Humvee Rover, a simulator for future pressurized rovers that will be used in long distance human exploration on the Moon and Mars.

If you're interested in learning more about this story you can follow the Northwest Passage Drive Expedition - 2010 on the HMP Web Site.

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