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Members of the Mars500 crew Alexey Sitev of Russia smile for the press before being locked into the Mars500 isolation facility in Moscow on June 3, 2010.
Members of the Mars500 crew Alexey Sitev of Russia smile for the press before being locked into the Mars500 isolation facility in Moscow on June 3, 2010.

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2010: Mock mission to Mars launched

To simulate the experience of a manned mission to Mars, a team of six will spend 520 days in windowless capsule.

2010: Mock mission to Mars launched

To simulate the experience of a manned mission to Mars, a team of six will spend 520 days in windowless capsule.