Exhibition Opening at the Intrepid Museum for Mars Transit Habitat Prototype Created in X-Hab Studio Course at Pratt Institute

On July 14, 2016 an exclusive exhibition honoring Pratt Institute's Mars X-Hab studio course opened to the public, featuring the final prototypes from the course taught by SEArch member Michael Morris, Rebeccah Pailes-Friedman, and SEArch member Melodie Yashar. The exhibition kicks off "Space Week" at the Intrepid Museum in Manhattan.   

Christina Ciardullo represents SEArch at ESA Closed Habitats Forum in Laussane, Switzerland; Wins first prize sketch for Closed Habitat design

http://closedhabitatsforum.esa.int/

"The purpose of the Closed Habitat Forum is to foster synergies between terrestrial and space exploration’s sciences, R&D and technologies in the field of resource sustainable management and safety (i.e safe use by humans) in order to capitalise on investments in Life Support Systems and Space Exploration activities for civil markets/societal benefits (including emerging societal challenges) and leverage on terrestrial research for space exploration."

Michael Morris, Melodie Yashar featured in Scientific American for X-Hab Course at Pratt Institute

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/home-sweet-habitat-students-help-nasa-design-mars-spacecraft-living-quarters/

Home Sweet Habitat: Students Help NASA Design Mars Spacecraft Living QuartersAn architecture and design class partners with NASA to develop a human-focused spacecraft environment that could take astronauts to Mars