Extroverts could cause problems on Mars mission

June 16, 2014 11:53 AM

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Extroverts could cause problems on Mars mission

Extroverts could potentially be a "liability" on long-term space missions - such as missions to Mars - as they may have a hard time adjusting to confined and isolated environments, according to a NASA-funded study.

As NASA focuses considerable effort on a mission to send humans to Mars in the coming decades, sociology researchers are looking at what types of personalities would work the best together on such a long trip.

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