Mars500 Arrives In Orbit Around Mars

Paris, France (ESA) Feb 03, 2011 The first full-duration simulation of a manned voyage to Mars has reached a major milestone: the ‘spacecraft’ yesterday ‘arrived’ at Mars after 244 days of virtual interplanetary flight. Three crewmembers will ‘land’ on Mars on 12 February and make three sorties onto simulated martian terrain. Mars500, a pioneering international study of the complex psychological and technical issues that


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