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Two European Space Agency and four Russian volunteers have embarked on a 105-day simulated mission to Mars to help prepare for such a real space trip. The crew of six entered a dedicated isolation facility Tuesday in Moscow at the Institute of Biomedical Problems.
Earlier today, a crew of six, including two ESA-selected participants and four Russians, embarked on a simulated mission to Mars.
A simulated manned mission to Mars, scheduled to start on Tuesday, will see six European and Russian volunteers locked up in a capsule in Moscow for over three months to simulate the conditions of a trip to the Red Planet.
On March 31, a crew of six, including a French pilot and a German engineer, will embark on a 105-day simulated Mars mission.
ESA has announced the European prime and backup crewmembers for the 105-day Mars500 study. From March 31, 2009, two Europeans are set to join four Russian crewmembers on a simulated human mission to Mars.
The final four Europeans who are set to take part in a 105-day simulated Mars mission were presented to the media in Paris today.
China and Russia have plans to send two satellite probes to Mars and one of its moons in October 2009, according to a Shanghai Space Administration official.
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ESA and the Centre National dâ€™Etudes Spatiales (CNES) will be co-hosting, in cooperation with NASA and the International Mars Exploration Working Group (IMEWG), an International Conference on 9 and 10 July in the Auditorium of the BibliothÃ¨que Nationale de France in Paris to discuss the next step in the exploration of Mars.
The French government is making ambitious plans for European missions to the Moon and Mars.
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