OGDEN — Hundreds of fifth-graders gathered Wednesday to reach for the stars for mankind. Their mission? Colonize Mars.
An auditorium at Weber State University roared with excitement and enthusiasm as 350 students from across Weber and Davis counties worked together to create a community of 21 air-tight domes — to simulate what it would take to make human life on Mars possible.
Hill Air Force Base and WSU partnered to host the “Mission to Mars” program, aiming to inspire the next generation of engineers, mathematicians and scientists.