HI-SEAS Mission Will Study How Life On Mars Affects The Mind

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For the next four months, six researchers will experience a Martian lifestyle on the Big Island of Hawaii to study what it does to their emotions.

The three men and three women, each handpicked by NASA out of 700 applicants, moved into their 1,000-square-foot dome habitat on March 28. It will be a tight fit for the second Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation mission crew, but the whole point of the exercise is to prepare for future manned, long-duration missions to places such as Mars…(more)