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January 31, 2019

The Institute for Biomedical Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences continues preparations for the SIRIUS-19 international isolation experiment.

Start of the experiment is scheduled for March 19, 2019, it will last four months.

SIRIUS-19 simulates the flight of a crew of six people to the Moon, followed by circling and searching for a landing site, landing four crew members for surface operations, staying in the Moon’s orbit to receive transport ships and remotely controlling the lunar rover to prepare the base and then returning to Earth.

Specialists from the Roscosmos State Corporation, RSC “Energia”, Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, NASA, KBRwyle (USA), Airbus DS (Germany) and other aerospace enterprises from more than ten countries take part in the experiment.

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