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- Released 24/04/2013 4:27 pm
- Copyright ESA/IPEV/PNRA-A. Salam
Shelters near Concordia research station in Antarctica. Concordia was built in the largest desert in the world. A vast expanse of snow the nearest habitation is some 600 km away.
ESA sponsors a medical research doctor to Concordia each year to study the effects of living in such an extreme environment because it is similar in many ways to a mission in space.