Antarctica’s climate, terrain, temperature, and isolation provide an environment on Earth that closely parallels the conditions of isolation and stress that astronauts will face on long-duration missions in space. This analog provides a unique and accessible test bed to develop prototype systems and technologies for use on the Moon and Mars.
Isolation and Confinement
Clowning Around Lightens the Load: NASA Studies Team Dynamics in Antarctica
Often called “White Mars” because of its desolation and extreme environment, teams working in Antarctica are ripe for psychological studies…