Sheyna Gifford

Sheyna Gifford started out as a journalist, became a scientist, then a doctor, then a Martian. When not repairing people or toilets, she writes for a variety of news and creative outlets, and blogs at When not simulating interplanetary travel, she lives in St. Louis with her husband, the neuroscientist Ben Philip, and their two cats.

Stories By Sheyna Gifford

My Life on (Simulated) Mars

This is the true story of six strangers picked to live together in a geodesic dome, on top of a volcano, in a barren atmosphere chosen to replicate life in outer space.