Living in a Mars simulation

Six candidates spent eight months away from civilisation on the side of the dormant Mauna Kea volcano. Astrobiologist Samuel Payler was one of the six chosen, find out more about his ‘Red Planet experience’.

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Interviewer: Lee Cavendish

This 5-page feature from All About Space magazine is an interview with Samuel Payler, a doctoral candidate at the UK Centre for Astrobiology, University of Edinburgh. In this interview with Lee Cavendish, Samuel fondly recalls his experience as one of the six members of HI-SEAS V, the team which took part in a Mars simulation.