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    Russia, NASA Will Jointly Train Crews for Interplanetary Travel

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    Russia and NASA will jointly conduct isolation experiments to train crews for interplanetary spaceflights.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) signed a cooperation agreement on a ground isolation program to prepare crews for future interplanetary spaceflights, the head of Russia's Institute for Biomedical Problems (RIBP) said Thursday.

    "A five-year program to conduct isolation experiments has been drafted. An agreement has already been signed with NASA," the Russian Academy of Sciences' RIBP Director Oleg Orlov told reporters.


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