Mars on Earth

The European Space Agency just posted this curious photo to their photostream that could be taken right out of a science-fiction movie. In the image description they explain the background:

Testing equipment, procedures and even human resilience for future missions to faraway planets requires inventiveness. […] In this picture, scientist Lucie Poulet from the DLR German Aerospace Center is part of a simulated mission to Mars run by the University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA. read on…

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