Scientists work at the Nasa base on the Lambahraun lava field in Iceland. Photo: AFP

Nasa prepares for mission to Mars with a trip to Iceland

  • Experts say that Iceland, a volcanic island in the middle of the North Atlantic, is in many ways reminiscent of the fourth planet from the Sun
  • The setting allows Nasa to test equipment and procedures, as well as people, in extreme environments while remaining on terra firma
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Scientists work at the Nasa base on the Lambahraun lava field in Iceland. Photo: AFP
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