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One year and counting: Mars isolation experiment begins

Aug 29, 2015 - 11:37 AM

In a place with no animals and little vegetation around 6 people closed themselves inside a dome at 3 pm Hawaii time marking the official start to the 12 month mission

EXPERIMENT BEGINS. Six people have shut themselves inside a dome in Hawaii for a year, in the longest US isolation experiment yet aimed at helping NASA prepare for a pioneering journey to Mars. File photo by University of Hawaii at Manoa/Zak Wilson/AFP

8 months on 'Hawaiian Mars' tests rigors of exploration

Oct 24, 2014 - 11:06 AM

NASA is aiming for a human mission to Mars mission by the 2030s but experts are still not sure if humans can withstand the radiation that the journey would involve

Image courtesy HI-SEAS