Bringing the future to students Tahoe Daily Tribune

As two NASA satellites float in Mars’ orbit, South Lake Tahoe fifth- and sixth-grade students a few million miles away worked on a hospitable human habitat for the foreboding planet. The habitat consists of six adjoining 10-feet by 10-feet rooms made of clear plastic inflated by six large fans. Inside are rooms for cooking, food study, oxygen and water refinement, medical care and cell and soil study.