NASA - Exploration Analog Missions and Field Testing

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What Are Analog Missions?

NASA is actively planning to expand human spaceflight and robotic exploration beyond low Earth orbit. Future destinations may include near-Earth asteroids and Mars and its moons. To prepare for the challenge of exploring these destinations in space, NASA conducts "analog" missions here on Earth, in remote locations that have physical similarities to extreme space environments.

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› Analog Missions Fact Sheet (PDF)
› Analog Missions Report: Paving the Way for Space Exploration (PDF)

Page Last Updated: January 6th, 2015
Page Editor: Carlyle Webb