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Posted by on June 24, 2016 |

Researcher Jocelyn Dunn is portrayed walking for the first time in a spacesuit but without a helmet after the end of a mission which saw her confined in a dome where she lived for eight months together with other other five researchers in the crater of the volcano Mauna Loa, Hawaii, Big Island. During the confinement, Dunn and the rest of the crew would adventure out of the dome only wearing full suits with internal oxygen ventilation. The purpose of the HI-SEAS mission (Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation) was to monitor the psychological response of human beings in condition of isolation in an unearthly environment, in perspective of the launch of scientific trips to Mars involving the presence of human beings of the planet. June 16, 2015. ©GAIA SQUARCI