The Mars Society would like to thank its donors and sponsors! Without their kind support, the Flashline Mars Arctic Research Station (FMARS) program would not be possible.
Sponsors for the next FMARS expedition include the Mars Society, 4Frontiers Corporation, Florida Space Grant Consortium, the Antarctica Chapter of The Mars Society, Earthrise Space, Inc. (Omega Envoy Project) & PQ Optics.
We are actively engaging sponsors in order to make the next expedition possible. If you would like to sponsor part or all of FMARS, please CONTACT US. Thank you.
FMARS sponsors in 2009 included the Mars Society, 4Frontiers Corporation, Florida Space Grant Consortium, NASA, Florida’s Space Coast, Georgia Space Grant Consortium, Prioria Robotics, AUVSI, Procerus Technologies, Nikon, Lighthouse Technical Innovations, Nanometrics, Geonics Limited, Del Mar College, First Air, E. Barry Stott, MIT Manned Vehicle Laboratory, The Omega Envoy Project, and Tom Jennings Productions.
FMARS sponsors in 2007 included the Mars Society, Polar Continental Shelf Project, Greenleaf Corporation, NASA Spaceward Bound, Mars Society Canada, the Canadian Space Agency, Wataire Industries Inc., Aerogrow, COM DEV, McNally Strumstick, University of Colorado Book Store, The Mac Shack, Solutions, Government of Quebec, and Strider Knives.
FMARS sponsors in 2002 included the Mars Society, Met One Instruments, NASA JPL, the Zeiss Company, MJ Research and the Geophysical Department of the Carnegie Institute.
FMARS sponsors in 2001 included the Mars Society, the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, the Niels Bohr Institute and Purdue University.
Establishment of the Station
The FMARS station was made possible through generous contributions from a number of organizations, including the Mars Society, Flashline.com, the Kirsch Foundation, the Foundation for the International Non-governmental Development of Space (FINDS) and the Discovery Channel.