Mars on Earth – Mars Desert Research Station

The Mars Desert Research Station aims to prepare for a human exploration of Mars using the Utah desert location’s Mars-like terrain and appearance to simulate working conditions on the red planet. Scientists, students and enthusiasts work together to develop field tactics and study the terrain whilst wearing spacesuits and carrying an air supply pack and live together in a small communication base with limited…

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Polygamist Living in Caves – Rockland Ranch

Rockland Ranch community outside Moab, Utah. The “Rock,” as it is referred to by the approximately 100 people living there in about 15 families, was founded about 35 years on a sandstone formation near Canyonlands National Park. Polygamy was a part of the teachings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was brought to Utah by faithful Mormons in the late…

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