A Tour Of The Simulated Mars Habitat In Mauna Lao, Hawaii

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Six scientist-astronauts were sentenced to live in isolation for 365 days to the volcanic plateaus of Mauna Loa in Hawaii.

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The Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation experiment is an ongoing project that simulates at what life could be like for the first human of Mars.NASA wants to send humans to live on Mars by the year 2030.

To prepare for this eventuality, a series of simulation campaigns have been held to recreate the conditions of the red planet as accurately as possible.

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These formative missions serve to determine the kind of resources, time, funding and above all, crew configuration that will be necessary to bring human exploration of Mars to realisation.

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