The space crew of the Mars500 project, undertaken at a Moscow institute, emerged on Friday from the steel tubes in which it spent the last 18 months. The earth-based mission served to study how the human mind and body would deal with a spaceflight as long as that required to reach the red planet.
Simulated Mars mission ends after 520 days
Six men spent a year-and-a-half in isolation
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