Mars is almost definitely the next place in the universe that humans will explore, but before we get there, we have a lot of hoops to jump through. Any mission to Mars would have to find a way to protect astronauts from the planet's extreme temperatures, deadly radiation, and thin atmosphere, just to name three. In 2016, experts at NASA's Langley Research Center conceived of a way to solve this problem that built upon a familiar concept: the igloo.
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Written by Ashley Hamer January 19, 2017
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