July 2011 Issue
Mission to Mars
The Great Lakes Science Center gives visitors a chance to test their space-worthiness.
Do you have "the right stuff" to make the journey to Mars?
That’s the question visitors face — both coming and going — in the Great Lakes Science Center’s new interactive exhibition “Facing Mars,” open through Sept. 5.
Space travel isn’t all fun and freeze-dried ice cream — especially when it comes to a three-year-long flight to the mysterious Red Planet.
Humans have landed spacecraft on Mars, but it’s landing humans there — in healthy mental and physical shape after a multi-million-mile voyage — that’s the challenge. To read more, click here to subscribe. >>