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How astronauts prepare for a Mars voyage in the desert of Israel

- February 14, 2018

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Six Israeli astronauts are about to experience life on Mars without actually leaving Earth.

The astronauts—trained for spaceflight and conducting technical testing—will stay in a specialized structure in the heart of Israel's Negev desert near Mitzpe Ramon that simulates the unique environment of Mars, according to the Israeli website NoCamels. It is the first such space station built in Israel, the report noted.

 

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