Mars Habitat Project Open To The Public

Image Credit: Adams State University

September 19, 2017 – The Adams State University Sculpture program has organized a two-day public event showcasing a Mars Habitat concept outdoor installation. The project will be open to the public from 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday, September 29 and from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, September 30, near the Zacheis Planetarium.

The Mars Habitat concept outdoor installation will include a life-sized shelter complete with workshop, hydroponics, 3D printing, robotics, and other technology in addition to living quarters. Multiple large kinetic sculptures will be on site, some of which will be highly interactive. Mars themed student artwork will be on display from area schools, and the Zacheis Planetarium will have Mars related content in concert with this event.

The following collaborators made this event possible: SLV STEAM Shop, ASU Robot Lab, Zacheis Planetarium, Earth Bound Moon artists collaborative, and Adams State Departments of Art, Computing Science, and Physics.

For information contact Art Professor Dan Provence at dprovence@adams.edu.