Sheet Metal Workers Become Mars Desert Research Station Sponsors Mars Society

The Sheet Metal Workers International Association (SMWIA) has become the newest major sponsor of the Mars Society’s Mars Desert Research Station. Founded in 1888, the SMWIA has about 160,000 members. Together with the United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters (UA) the SMWIA sponsorship brings to over half a million the number of skilled union men and women represented in the Mars Desert Research Station project.