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Field Reports



June 17, 2013 - Science Operations Begin (PDF)
"Today we began relaying commands from the remote science team..."

June 16, 2013 - Zoë has landed (PDF)
"All systems check out..."

June 14-15, 2013 - Moving Day (PDF)
"Upon reaching the pass we found a rare dusting of snow..."

June 14, 2013 - Checkout and Education (PDF)
"With Zoe checked out and working..."

June 12-13, 2013 - Arrival and Unpacking (PDF)
"The robot and instrument engineers arrived in Antofagasta Chile after 20 hours of travel with people and equipment intact..."

June 10, 2013 - What brought us here (PDF)
"The Atacama Desert is the most arid region on Earth and in several ways analogous to Mars..."

Click here for field reports from our past expeditions to the Atacama Dessert

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