Six NASA scientists began year-long isolation mission to simulate life on Mars, in a dome atop Mauna Loa in Hawaii.
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Scientists began their 365-day stay in the solar-powered dome, to simulate conditions for man on Mars, to learn what astronauts would meet while living on Mars
The will live inside the dome 365 days without fresh air, food or privacy, and they must wear their spacesuit when they what to go out for a walk.
Six scientists are: Sheyna Gifford, Tristan Bassingthwaighte, Carmel Johnston, Andrzej Stewart, Cyprien Verseux and Christiane Heinicke
Architect Tristan Bassingthwaighte said at his LinkedIn page:
“He will be studying architectural methods for creating a more habitable environment and increasing our capability to live in the extreme environments of Earth and other worlds.”
The Best crew on the planet is now “off the planet”. Follow the space adventure @HI_SEAS & http://t.co/7cWFHp218f pic.twitter.com/hF8dIdBt2y
— Sheyna Gifford (@humansareawesme) August 29, 2015
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