HOW WE’LL STAY SANE
If we go to Mars, we’ll face a satellite communications delay with Earth of Alongside the physical challenges, this presents a Mars-500 mission – a 17-month simulated Mars mission based in Moscow
– the crew had five times as many conflicts with Mission Control as they did among going to leave Earth, we’ll need to get used to a laggy connection with those still back
Leaving planet Earth, and losing the 24-hour day/night cycle, could play havoc with our body four out of six crew members suffered sleep disorders, with one becoming chronically sleepdeprived, and another shifting their sleep schedule out of sync with everyone 1P C this could be overcome with artificial light that mimics natural 1P an alien planet, it could prove to be a
“Are we nearly there yet?” is going to be a common question on a months-long journey through greenery on Earth helps reduce stress, so growing food or vegetation on-board could be one leisure activity with added option is virtual TWP simulated space mission housed on C crew members could escape to their own bespoke VR world through
A support network
Astronauts invariably say that seeing Earth from space is a But what happens when you can no longer see Earth at all? It’s thought that ‘Earth-out-of-view phenomenon’ could lead to anxiety, intense homesickness and depression, especially if family and friends have need a strong social and psychological support network on their new home, to help those who are feeling the effects of living earth.