King’s hosts White Mars King's College London

King’s College London will oversee the White Mars Analogue Study on the first ever winter crossing of Antarctica: The Standard Chartered Trans-Antarctic Winter Traverse (TAWT) expedition. Led by veteran explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes Bt OBE, the expedition will provide an opportunity to carry out studies on how extreme environments affect human physiology, providing insight into the challenge of sending a manned mission to Mars and ensuring its safe return.