Fake Mars Crew Emerges From Isolation
“Six people who have been living inside a geodesic dome on a remote peak in Hawaii, pretending to be astronauts, emerged Sunday to see the unfiltered sun for the first time in eight months. The volunteer scientists had been living in the 1,200-square-foot dome since Jan. 19, in an effort to learn about what it will be like if, or when, NASA sends people to Mars. The crew — James Bevington,
Joshua Ehrlich, Brian Ramos, Laura Lark, Ansley Barnard, and Samuel Payler — were researching human behavior and performance. The eight-month study, known as the Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation, was the fifth of its kind, funded by NASA and run through the University of Hawaii. But for those of us who've been stuck on the outside, there's really just one burning question: How do they feel about the world they've returned to?”
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