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Mission to ‘Mars’ is an international one

  • COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII

    This geodesic dome on Mauna Loa on Hawaii island will once again serve as home for this year’s HI-SEAS mission funded by NASA, simulating the surface of Mars. A four-member international crew will spend the next eight months in the dome, being studied for human behavior and performance in space.

The remote and rugged terrain of Hawaii island will once again take up its starring role as the surface of Mars today in an ongoing, NASA-funded study of the human factors that contribute to long-duration space exploration. Read more

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