HORTEXTREME: martian garden

In February 2018, the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF) in partnership with international research organisations including Oman Astronomical Society, conducts a four-weeks mars simulation mission in the Arabian desert in Oman. This video is about the “Martian garden” made in Italy for future missions to the Red Planet.

It contains the music of The Martian movie “Sprouting Potatoes” copyright.

It also contains additional photographs copyright OeWF/ Florian Voggeneder.



The AMADEE-18 Mars Analog simulation was conducted in Feb2018 in the Dhofar desert in the Sultanate of Oman. Over 200 people from 25 countries were involved in this highly international & interdisciplinary analog mission. Together with a Mission Support Center in Innsbruck, Austria we made one step closer to human Mars mission.

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