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Testing the potential of a mission to Mars

Six men crawled out of a simulated spaceship in Moscow yesterday after being holed up for 520 days.

The idea was trying to test the psychological effects of being cut off from the rest of the world for the time it would take for us to reach Mars.

Science writer Andrew Fazekas explains to Dave why this simulated mission was important. Click on the link below to listen.

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