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Throughout the Marsville mission, you will be working cooperatively in a Habitat Team. A Habitat Team is made up of six to eight students and each person in the team is assigned a specific role. It is important to divide up the roles before you start planning your space adventure.

Habitat Team Responsibilities

To ensure a successful launch and habitation of Mars, your team will need to:

  • Create a Mission Patch
  • Design and build a life-support system
  • Communicate with other sites across Canada using the Team Blog
  • Communicate with mentors, when one is available
  • Complete all team components of the Mission Log
  • Complete all assigned activities
  • Prepare team lunch for Link-Up Day
  • Develop team uniform for Link-Up Day

Habitat Crew Responsibilities

Prior to Link-Up Day, you will be linked with two other Habitat Teams. Together, the three teams make up a Habitat Crew. You will not meet these other crew members until you land on Mars but you will work together to build the Marsville settlement. Your Habitat Team will need to use the Team Blog to communicate with the other crew members to make final preparations for Link-Up Day. Teamwork is critical to the success of our mission!

When you land on Mars, your Habitat Crew will build the living quarters. You will also have other tasks to accomplish as a group. It will be very important to work together before you land on Mars!

Each Habitat Crew is expected to:

  • Communicate with all teams using the Team Blog
  • Design the crew habitat
  • Determine who brings what materials
  • Construct a habitat on Link-Up Day
  • Complete all crew components of the Marsville program
  • Complete all crew components of the Mission Log