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Mars food study researchers emerge from dome

August 14, 2013 • National News


In this May 13, 2013 photo provided by the University of Hawaii, research space scientist Oleg Abramov frosts cake inside a simulated Martian base dome on Mauna Loa, Hawaii. Six researchers have spent the past four months living in a small dome on a barren Hawaii lava field at 8,000 feet, trying to figure out what foods astronauts might eat on Mars and during deep-space missions. (AP Photo/University of Hawaii, Sian Proctor)

HONOLULU (AP) — Six researchers have spent the past four months living in a small dome on a barren Hawaii lava field at an elevation of 8,000 feet, trying to figure out what foods astronauts might eat on Mars and during deep-space missions.

They emerged on Tuesday with their recipes and without the space suits they were required to wear each time they ventured onto the northern slope of Mauna Loa — an Login to read more

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