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#1 2020-11-25 16:23:59

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Mars analog field simulation in the Dhofar region, Oman.

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'Conscientiousness' key to team success during space missions

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NASA is working towards sending humans to Mars by 2030. If all goes according to plan, the flight crew's return trip to the red planet will take about two-and-half years.

The study found that 'conscientiousness' is a key requirement for a crew to achieve its extraterrestrial tasks, outdistancing other potential traits like 'honesty,' 'humility,' 'emotionality,' 'extraversion,' 'openness' and 'agreeableness.'

"Conscientiousness, an individual personality trait, can be thought of as a pooled team-resource,"

Four-week AMADEE-18 analog space mission, which simulated a Mars environment featuring isolated and extreme conditions, the analog astronauts completed surveys assessing team conflict, team performance and stress levels.

https://oewf.org/en/portfolio/amadee-18/


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