How we people cope with the isolation of a Mars mission?

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Should we ever want to visit our astronomical neighbours, we will first need to get over a lot of technological, physiological and psychological challenges.  To find out how a long mission isolated from Earth would affect astronauts, Mars 500 invited a number of volunteers to simulate the experience from a specially designed facility in Russia.  Peter Graef, from the German Space Agency, explains why…
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