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Here you will be able to follow the HI-SEAS IV mission, a one-year simulated Mars mission funded by NASA to address crew cohesion and performance issues expected during a trip to Mars.
Six scientists (3 women and 3 men) are living for a year in an isolated, solar-powered dome in Hawaii, about 8,200 feet above sea level on the slopes of the Mauna Loa volcano. They are living as pioneers on Mars: eating rehydrated food, having no direct communication with anyone outside, and never leaving the dome without a spacesuit and accurately documented plans. They are performing research projects in their fields of expertise, but also are the object of studies: between body movement trackers, surveys, hormonal tests and other methods, most of what they are doing will be constantly monitored. Here you can follow the mission from the Crew Biologist’s perspective.
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