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March 26, 2007
Media Advisory: Toronto researcher discusses Arctic trip and possible future link to Mars mission
  
Toronto researcher Ryan Kobrick and geologist Melissa Battler from Kitchener, members of the Flashline Mars Arctic Research Station (FMARS) 2007 Crew, will unveil their upcoming Artic mission and how it will be used to prepare for future human exploration of the planet Mars. Kobrick and Battler are presenting at the March 27 meeting of the Toronto East York Community Council and will receive a letter of greeting from Mayor David Miller at the meeting. The FMARS 2007 Crew will conduct its research and mission simulation at Devon Island in the Canadian Arctic from May to August 2007. This mission will be the longest Mars simulation conducted by the Mars Society, an international non-profit organization based in the U.S. that has ties to NASA and the Canadian Space Agency.

Date: Tuesday, March 27
Time: 12:25 p.m. (presentation - media availability 12:55 p.m. outside Committee Room 1)
Location: Committee Room 1

Media contact:
Rob Andrusevich, Strategic Communications, 416-397-4149
Francine Antonio, Strategic Communications, 416-397-5318


 

 

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