Desert RATS Update

Arid Arizona Home to NASA's RATS, OSTP

"For the past week, hoards of NASA human space exploration study teams have been gallivanting around the Arizona desert as part of NASA's Desert Research And Technology Studies, or Desert RATS. The Desert RATS demonstrations--held in the Arizona desert because it is a prime location here on earth for simulating future exploration destinations--offer engineers, astronauts, and scientists a unique opportunity to test new mission concepts and learn how to work with robotic helpers. ... But this year, not wanting to leave anyone's ideas out of the excitement of exploration, NASA has made great strides in bringing Desert RATS to the public."

Keith's note: Today's NASA Edge/Challenger Center live webcast from Desert RATS will be at 10:00 am PDT / 1:00 PM EDT at Guests: Jim Rice and Keith Cowing. You can follow us at

NASA Edge/Challenger Center Webcast 8 September 2010

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