website statistics
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (Rate This)
Loading...

Mars500, is the simulation of a human mission to Mars, started 520 days ago, on 3 June 2010, at Moscow, just finished its 520 days successfully. In this simulated mission six brave astronauts spend 520 days in their “spacecraft” and performed hundreds of drill task. Get the details with 15min video showing their 520 days below.

Mars500, the European Space Agency’s mission held in the Institute of Biomedical Problems in Moscow, started 520 days ago on June 3, 2010. The international crew were isolated in their interplanetary spacecraft mock-up, faithfully following the phases of a real mission: a long flight to Mars, insertion into orbit around the planet, landing, surface exploration, return to orbit, a monotonous return flight and arrival at Earth. The mission cost $15 million and, although it could not replicate every aspect of a real flight to Mars (such as constant low gravity conditions), it had the crew perform more than 100 experiments with limited consumables and communications with Earth being artificially delayed and, at times, disrupted.

The crew of three Russians, one Chinese and two Europeans have performed exceptionally well. They have kept together and showed that motivation and team spirit can keep humans going under very difficult conditions. Scientists are pleased at their exceptional discipline. They will go through a series of tests, debriefings and evaluations until early December, when the mission officially ends.

“Thank you very much for your outstanding effort,” said ESA’s Director General Jean-Jacques Dordain in his greeting from Paris after the crew stepped from their module.

“I welcome the courage, determination and generosity of these young people who have devoted almost two years of their lives to this project, for the progress of human space exploration.”

Check the video of their 520 Days in Just 15 min Video

Check the detail report at European Space Agency’s official site esa.int


What The Future Behold For A Networked Society?

Winamp For Mac Released With WiFi Android Sync [Free Download Link]
You can also press the left/right arrow key on your keyboard to go to previous/next post
  On November 5, 2011(4 years, 6 months ago.)

You May Also Like:

What Do You Think?

Leave a Reply




Loading Facebook Comments ...

FTC Disclosure: Some of the links of this website are "affiliate links." This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission.


Recent Search

Recent Tutorials

Apple has added some new features along with the releasing of iOS 9.3. Now you can secure your iPhone Notes app with password protection.
Check out the quickest way to enable or disable the Google Chrome notifications for Desktop if you are finding it a bit challenging.
Learn how to find out Apple iPhone's IMEI and Serial number even if your phone is stolen or you don't have the device on your hand.
Now you can set custom ringtones to individual skype contacts on android. It's easy to setup. Take a look.
Now you can install Microsoft's Cortana on Android devices. It's pretty easy to install. Follow the steps below, check the screenshot.
Want to install Android lollipop 5.0.2 on pc? This post is for you. It's pretty easy to install and run. Just take a look.
With our partnership with Mode Media, we just got a jump start. Here is our first story of hand picked curated content on Android Tutorials.
Want to change theme on android ? We will show you how to change theme on android. It will makes your phone looks like new and smart.
You can record your screen on android very easily. No root Required. All you have to need a pc and USB cable. Let's find out.
A simple tutorial on how-to block a phone number on Android device, without an external app. Its pretty easy and straight-forward. Take a look.
Close You Have To Login
User:
Pass:
Login With »Login With TwitterLogin With Facebook