Simulating Human Space Missions

Simulating Human Space Missions

December 14, 2015

The European Concordia Station in Antarctica hosted several ESA doctors and scientists during this past winter. Their aim is to gain an understanding of the physiological and psychological effects of long-term confinement and isolation of small human groups—a project promoted as important and necessary to prepare for the day when humans will journey to Mars and undertake other long-duration missions in space.

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NASA Wants You (Yes, You) for a Manned Mission to Mars

NASA Wants You (Yes, You) for a Manned Mission to Mars

November 20, 2015

As NASA plans to resume its manned spaceflight operations after years  buying rides from the Russians, the agency is seeking a fresh class of of aspiring astronauts to operate the International Space Station for the next 15 years and potentially participate in deep space missions to Mars and beyond.

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