Photo of the crew prior to entering a 45-day isolation. (Source: NASA Johnson Space Center/ Houston)
HOUSTON - A new crew is heading to Mars! Well sort of.
HERA’s new 4-person crew just entered their new home for the next 45 days to simulate a trip to Mars at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
The mission is to help NASA study isolation and confinement in exploration scenarios.
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The hatch was officially closed on Friday evening and their mission is now underway.