NASA Tackles Perils of Astronaut Missions to Mars 250 Million-Mile Journey

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“Creative thinking and problem solving are the very things that are really going to matter on a Mars mission,” said Leslie DeChurch, who leads the ATLAS research laboratory is currently working with NASA’s Human Research Program to solve hard problems about teamwork in space explorer teams. “We need the crew to be getting the right answer 100 percent of the time.”