Participants will spend the night in a laboratory in Moscow and experience environmental aspects similar to what astronauts expect from future missions to Mars with crew members from different nations.
However, not everyone can apply.
NASA is looking for healthy people between 30 and 55 who speak English and Russian fluently. You must also have an M.S., PhD., M.D. or have completed training as a military officer. NASA will consider other participants with a bachelor’s degree and other qualifications such as military or professional experience.
Participants are compensated and there are different salary levels depending on whether you are connected to NASA.
Artemis is NASA’s program to land people on the moon again by 2024 to prepare for a possible trip to Mars.
NASA hopes that what they learn will improve the health and performance of astronauts traveling to the moon and beyond.