Six scientists in a pod: 17 days on a simulated space mission

Six scientists are spending the next 17 days locked inside a pod in the Russian capital, Moscow, in an experiment that tests the psychological effects of a mission into deep space.

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    Six scientists are spending the next 17 days locked inside a pod in the Russian capital, Moscow, in an experiment that tests the psychological effects of a mission into deep space.

    It could be a significant step towards a manned mission to Mars.

    Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Moscow.


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