Get Even More Visitors To Your Blog, Upgrade To A Business Listing >>

Briton among research crew to leave Mars-like habitat after eight months

Six people including a British man are to emerge from a dome on a remote Hawaii volcano after spending eight months reenacting a mission to Mars.

Samuel Payler, a doctoral candidate at the UK Centre for Astrobiology at the University of Edinburgh, was among five other researchers who entered the HI-SEAS (Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation) habitat on Mauna Loa in January to help Nasa determine the requirements for sending astronauts on long missions, including trips to Mars.

It includes small sleeping quarters for the Crew members, a kitchen, laboratory, bathroom and simulated airlock area.

Communication with support crew on the outside world was allowed but a 20-minute delay was imposed on messages to imitate what the reception would be like between Earth and the red planet.

Despite having to wear hazmat suits to explore the outside of the dome and cooking with dehydrated food, the crew appear to have enjoyed the experience.

READ MORE (Clacton and Frinton Gazette)

  • NASA space psychology subjects ending 8 months of isolationThe Columbian
  • An eight-month Mars isolation test ends this SundayPulse Headlines
  • Briton emerges from eight-month MARS mission probe into ALIEN planet 'for 2030
  • Mars research subjects to emerge after 8 months of
  • Six NASA Scientists Isolated On Mars-Like Volcano For Eight months Due To Step ...The Inquisitr
  • Six NASA scientists to emerge from Mars-like habitatOdisha Television Ltd.
  • Something incredible just happened in HawaiiBABW News
  • Mars simulators set for 'return to Earth' after 8 months in isolationRT
  • NASA Research Participants Emerge After 8 Months of IsolationThe Weather Channel

This post first appeared on The 5th News, please read the originial post: here

Share the post

Briton among research crew to leave Mars-like habitat after eight months


Subscribe to The 5th News

Get updates delivered right to your inbox!

Thank you for your subscription