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April 21, 2019


NASA looks to Pinacate Biosphere to prepare astronauts for Mars mission

By José Antonio Pérez The desert volcanic landscape of the Pinacate and Grand Desert of Altar Biosphere Reserve, encompassing 7,146 square kilometers in northwestern Sonora, will once again serve as out of this world training grounds much as it did over 50 years ago when NASA trained Apollo astronauts here for lunar landings.  With sights […]