Simulated Mars mission to “land” back on Earth

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November 3, 2011
BBC News [UK]    
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"Six men locked away in steel tubes for a year-and-a-half to simulate a mission to Mars are set to end the experiment. The Mars500 project, undertaken at a Moscow institute, was intended to find out how the human mind and body would cope on a long-duration spaceflight. It is a venture that has fascinated all who have followed it around the globe. The study even saw three of the men carry out a pretend landing on Mars, donning real spacesuits and walking across an enclosed sandy yard." (11/03/11)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-15574646  

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