10 day simulation of mission in inflatable planetary habitat underway at Univ. North Dakota

The 10 day Lunar/Mars mission simulation by the North Dakota UND Human Spaceflight Laboratory  has been underway since Sunday. (See earlier post.)

Three graduate students are living

 inside an Inflatable Planetary Module, using a Pressurized Rover and two NDX-2AT space suits. All these elements were developed at the UND Space Suit Laboratory www.human.space.edu under a 3-year NASA grant.

You can follow their activities on the NDX Space Suit Projects. Here are their reports so far:

And a local newspaper story: UND starts a ten day lunar habitat experiment – WDAY | Fargo, ND (includes video news report):