Planetary scientists to test in Troodos space equipment for Mars, Danos tells CNA

An international team of planetary scientists and geologists is expected to arrive in Cyprus on Monday as part of a research project for sending space equipment to Mars to measure the exact age of the rocks on the red planet of our solar system.

George Danos, President of the Cyprus Space Exploration Organisation (CSEO), that participates in the project, told the Cyprus News Agency that the scientists will test  space equipments in the Troodos mountain range in Cyprus, which has a lot in common with the geology in Mars, before sending them on the red planet.

The CSEO is taking part in a major international research project on Mars, in collaboration with three other European countries as well as the US.


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