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