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Mars500: Home sweet isolation chamber (photos)

Six men have sequestered themselves in an assemblage of four tightly proportioned, hermetically sealed modules, where they'll remain till November 2011, and pretend they're flying to Mars and back.

17 Images By August 20, 2010

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Mars500 project gears up for the long haul

This summer, European Space Agency will lock six "crew members" in close quarters to role-play as if actually en route to the Red Planet. For 520 days.

By March 25, 2010

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Mars500 sojourners emerge from isolation

Euro-sextet ends a simulated Mars mission after 105 days sealed into a facility designed to mimic a potential spacecraft built to fly to Mars and back.

By July 17, 2009

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The happy campers of the Mars500 mission

Nobody sealed into an oversized tin can should smile that much, but apparently these six astronaut role players really, really love their jobs.

By April 24, 2009

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Photos: Mars500 project preps for spaceflight

In a Russian research facility, six men are closed into spacecraft-like quarters for 105 days to see how a crew might fare on a trip to the Red Planet. And that's the short trial run.

13 Images By April 20, 2009