By Randy Bolerjack, WSU Everett EVERETT, Wash. – The rust-colored badlands of the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah became a proving ground for aspiring engineers from around the world over the weekend. And at the end, students from the Washington State University North Puget Sound at Everett Mars rover team stood on the second-place […]
By Randy Bolerjack, WSU North Puget Sound at Everett EVERETT, Wash. – For 13 months, Engineering Club students at Washington State University Everett have spent countless hours designing, building, testing and rebuilding a Mars rover meant to be able to work alongside human explorers on the surface of the Red Planet.
In January the Mars Rover took its first steps to look for life on the Red Planet. At the same time researchers from Washington State University were looking for life at Soap Lake, located about 20 miles north of Interstate 90 in eastern Washington. Some scientists believe Mars once was home to seas that have […]