Mock Mars mission starts in a dome in Hawaii

October 22, 2014 1:19 PM

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Mock Mars mission starts in a dome in Hawaii

A small group of people will spend next eight months living in an isolated dome-shaped building on a Hawaiian volcano as part of a study financed by American space agency NASA.

The NASA-financed study, called the Hawaii Space Exploration Analog & Simulation (Hi-Seas), has been designed to examine how well a small isolated group of people can get along and work together.

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