The Habitat

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On a remote mountain in Hawaii, there's a fake planet Mars. Six volunteers are secluded in an imitation Mars habitat where they will work as imitation astronauts for one very real year. The goal: to help NASA understand what life might be like on the...Show More

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28:46 | Apr 18th, 2018

The crew leaves Earth behind. The Habitat is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Lynn Levy, Peter Bresnan, and Megan Tan. Our editors are Alex Blumberg, Jorge Just, Caitlin Kenney, and Blyt...Show More
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@podysseyamazing start with this one ;)

33:55 | Apr 18th, 2018

The crew comes back to Earth. The Habitat is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Lynn Levy, Peter Bresnan, and Megan Tan. Our editors are Alex Blumberg, Jorge Just, Caitlin Kenney, and Blyt...Show More
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Interesting tidbit about crew coherence so that ground control isn't used as common enemy/punching bag. Good analogy of how US space program...Show More

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30:32 | Apr 18th, 2018

The crew opens the hatch. The Habitat is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Lynn Levy, Peter Bresnan, and Megan Tan. Our editors are Alex Blumberg, Jorge Just, Caitlin Kenney, and Blythe T...Show More
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I want to go to see these "mars" caves now!

30:36 | Apr 18th, 2018

The crew feels all warm and fuzzy. The Habitat is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Lynn Levy, Peter Bresnan, and Megan Tan. Our editors are Alex Blumberg, Jorge Just, Caitlin Kenney, and...Show More
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Human interactions on Mars and why NASA doesn't allow husband and wife teams in space together.

28:35 | Apr 18th, 2018

The crew gets bad news. The Habitat is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Lynn Levy, Peter Bresnan, and Megan Tan. Our editors are Alex Blumberg, Jorge Just, Caitlin Kenney, and Blythe Ter...Show More
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Interesting to hear how people deal with being away from earth but still caring (or not) about what happens on it.

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