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NASA is hiring volunteers who want to live in a Mars simulator

NASA is hiring volunteers who want to live in a Mars simulator

NASA is looking for volunteers to experiment with a simulation on Mars / Getty Images

If you’re one of those people who are passionate about space and have ever dreamed of going to Mars, your dream may be closer than you can imagine, and you won’t even have to go that far.

NASA You are looking for four people who want to live on Mars for a year and also earn money for it, only this time The Red Planet will “move” to Houston, in a simulation experiment at the Johnson Space Center.

NASA’s proposal is to spend a year in a facility built with a habitat similar to the Martian habitat, thanks to ICON’s 3D technology called Mars Dune Alpha. The four chosen will face access to limited resources, environmental stresses, food in space, communication failure and isolation, something we almost all have had to practice a little about. Since the outbreak of the epidemic.

Thanks to virtual reality, the experience will get closer to a space mission, with crops in an environment similar to Mars, spacewalks, scientific research and workshops to solve problems that can arise in missions of this type, which will serve future missions to the Moon and Mars.

What are the requirements to dare this adventure?

To be selected by NASA, you must be a US citizen or permanent resident, be between 30 and 55 years old, and be a non-smoker. It is essential to be fluent in English and to be in good health in general.

Chances of admission are reduced by the requirement to have a master’s degree in a STEM field, such as engineering, mathematics, biology, physics, or computer science from an accredited institution, or at least a thousand hours of flying an aircraft.

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Applications can be submitted until September 17 and the trial begins in the fall of next year. To apply, you need to create an account, submit the application and answer a survey. If you are selected, you will then have to undergo a series of medical, psychological and psychological examinations.

If you meet the requirements, have a passion for adventure and challenges and have always been fascinated by the idea of ​​space, submit your application and you may be very close to being part of this NASA job preparing for the first human journey to Mars.

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