18 May 2010, 21:02

Mars-500 experiment to begin on 3 June

Mars-500 experiment to begin on 3 June

Selection board of the Moscow based Institute of Medical and Biological Problems has announced the names of seven participants of a simulation flight to Mars as part of the Russian experiment Mars-500.

Selection board of the Moscow based Institute of Medical and Biological Problems has announced the names of seven participants of a simulation flight to Mars as part of the Russian experiment Mars-500. They are four Russians: doctors Sukhrob Kamolov and Alexander Smoleyevsky, engineers Alexei Sitev and Mikhail Sinelnikov, their colleagues from France and Italy, Romain Charles and Diego Urbina, and a Chinese national Wang U. A 520-day simulation flight to Mars is scheduled to begin on 3 June.
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