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Trying on a space suit
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After their 250-day virtual 'flight' to Mars, the candidates on the Mars500 study at the Moscow Institute for Biomedical Problems will also be simulating a landing on the planet, and a return to Earth. The experiment will last for a total of 520 days. Here we see the Frenchman Romain Charles trying on a spacesuit for this study.
Credit: ESA.