Environment for Research
on Ecological-support Systems
to the Mars CERES Project Website.
Mars CERES Project is the Senior Design Project of a team of students
at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Partially based on the
Mars Direct Plan heading by Dr. Robert Zubrin, CERES is designed
to test the feasibility of a sustained greenhouse structure on the
surface of Mars. The Mars Deployable Greenhouse [MDG] will contain
several hydroponic growing bays to provide a nutrional supplement
to the crews diet.
was named after the Roman goddess of the harvest and agriculture.
She helped to bring life to areas once considered barren. In this
respect, the MDG will bring life to the surface of Mars in the form
of growing crops.
please feel frree to explore the site, learn about the team members,
read the documents and mission goal, and visit the various resource
Senior Design Final Presentations to be held
Wednesday, April 10, 2002 in IC104 at 1pm at the Daytona Beach Campus.
Rough Draft for Final Report delivered on
Friday, April 5, 2002.
you have any questions, please feel free to contact any of the individual
team members or the webmaster