Solar System Exploration Division

Arctic Mars Analogue Svalbard Expedition (AMASE)

Class

Field Campaign

Status

current

Organizations

699

WEBSITE

Since 2003 the Arctic Mars Analogue Svalbard Expedition (AMASE) has been traveling to field sites on Svalbard to test the protocols, procedures and equipment needed to detect traces of organic chemistry and perhaps life on Mars. The AMASE crew over the years has consisted of over a hundred scientists and engineers from institutions around the world.

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