Examine the opportunities for public engagement with the remote Martian garden and propose an poetic gesture for the mission. Demonstrate the idea with a prototype.
In Spring 2016, this course was offered in conjunction with 62492 ’Mars Habitat: Building an Atmosphere’ with Christina Ciardullo.
Together these two courses explored going to Mars from compleme...more
The MIRA Mission is a Martian biome that can support different types of plants and organisms. The biome can transmit data to the astronaut crew en route to Mars to create a connection with the growth happening inside the habitat. This information is also transmitted back to Earth to the MIRAsphere, a public engagement installation and to the MIRA mission website to cultivate human interaction with the closed Martian biome.