Italian Mars Societ member Ilaria Cinelli at Mars Desert Research Center (MDRS) as Commmander of the 172 Crew from 31th Dicember 16 till 15th. January 17.
During the mission Ilaria, a biomedical engineer, will study phisical effects like on parameters like pressure, hearth pulsation, body temperature experienced in a confined space analog environment. A special study will refer to the use of Virtual Reality as tool to better simulate the behaviour of astronauts on Mars.
Italian Mars Society will support the Ilaria mission with the supply of the sensors necessary to detect the bio-signals of the MDRS astronaut.