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Scientists simulate life on Mars in Israeli desert

Inside a huge crater in Israel’s sun-baked Negev desert, a team wearing spacesuits ventures forth on a mission to simulate conditions on Mars.The Austrian Space Forum has set up a pretend Martian base with the Israeli space agency at Makhtesh Ramon, a 500-metre (1,600-foot) deep, 40km (25 mile) wide crater.The six so-called “analogue astronauts” will live in isolation in the virtual station until the end of the month.“It’s a dream come true,” Israeli Alon Tenzer, 36, said. “It’s something we’ve…


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