Faculty Advisor

Durgin, William W.


This eight-week project completed at NASA's Johnson Space Center addresses the societal impact of Mars exploration. The focus of this project is communicating the potential discoveries, scientific knowledge, and the valuable public insights that have been and can be developed as a result of exploring Mars. The final product, a magazine article, seeks to capture the excitement of scientific discovery that is waiting on Mars in a way that the majority of citizens can fully understand and appreciate.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2003

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project


Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Mechanical Engineering