Mars rover tests in Chile's high desert

Due to its extreme dryness, the Atacama Desert in Chile is one of the most important environments on Earth for researchers who need to approximate the conditions of Mars.

Peruvian potatoes on Mars

Like in the movie "The martian",  scientists at Peru's International Potato Center, or CIP, are working on a project to explore the possibility of growing potatoes on Mars.

A Greenhouse for the Moon, or Mars

With a NASA grant, researchers at the University of Arizona’s Controlled Environment Agriculture facility in Tucson have developed a piece of technology called the “lunar greenhouse.” It replicates, on a small-scale, the biological collaboration that takes place on Earth.