Mars500 video diary no. 1 - tour the facilities with Diego Urbina

June 17, 2010

(PhysOrg.com) -- In this first video diary from the Mars500 crew, Diego Urbina takes us on tour inside the Mars500 facilities - see how the crew are living and working for the next 17 months in isolation.

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In this first video diary from the Mars500 , Diego Urbina takes us on tour inside the Mars500 facilities - see how the crew are living and working for the next 17 months in .

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The Mars500 crew sent multi-language greetings to life scientists meeting in Trieste this week at ESA's Life Sciences Symposium.

Mars500 is an international study into interplanetary spaceflights and is conducting in 2010-11 the first full duration simulation of a manned flight to Mars.

Mars500 is being conducted by Russia’s Institute of Biomedical Problems (IBMP), with extensive participation by ESA as part of its European Programme for Life and Physical Sciences (ELIPS) to prepare for future human missions to the Moon and .

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