Life on Mars The Moscow News

The Russian Institute of Medical-Biological Problems (IMBP) is looking for volunteers to participate in the third step of the Russian experiment “Mars-500”, which simulates an isolated 520-day flight to the Red Planet. “The basic requirements are as follows: age 25 to 50, higher education and a knowledge of Russian and English at a high enough level to ensure professional and social interaction,” the IMBP said in an announcement. Applications should be sent to (with cc to with the title «Участие в проекте “Марс-500» (“Participation in the Mars-500 project”).