The purpose of the experiment:
The purpose of the dry-run 105-day experiment, conducted in the frameworks of “Mars-500” project – obtaining and analysis of scientific-technical information for optimal organization of preparation and efficient conduction of the main experiment simulating all the stages of a manned flight to Mars.
The main tasks of the experiment:
- Investigation of peculiarities of physiological and psychological adaptation of crew members to conditions of autonomous functioning;
- Investigation of interaction of the crew with the personnel of the experiment controlling center at changed communication conditions;
- Verification of medical-technical equipment and crew life support means and scientific equipment;
- Specification of the list and content of organizational-methodological documentation.
The obtained data will be used for preparation and conduction of 520-day experiment, simulating a flight to Mars.