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The human factor: What it will take to build the perfect team for traveling to Mars
Hi-SEAS in Mauna Loa, Hawaii is a simulated Mars habitat that’s meant to facilitate the study of human behavior. A group of four-to-six participants is selected from a pool of hundreds of astronaut aspirants to make up the crew for each mission. So far five missions have been conducted successfully. Mission VI began earlier this year but things didn’t go exactly as planned.
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The human factor: What it will take to build the perfect team for traveling to Mars07:42
The devastating California wildfires from space01:07
The most incredible meteor shower of the year is about to light up the night sky01:31
Touching the sun: NASA solar probe to go where no spacecraft has gone before01:51