Mars500 diary

European Mars500 crewmembers, Diego Urbina and Romain Charles, are sending their written diary updates and videos from the experiment facility every now and then. This page collects all material since the experiment begun in June 2010. Videos are listed at the bottom.

Mission Diary entries

Diary #1 - 2 Jun 2010
Goodbye Sun, goodbye Earth, we are leaving for Mars!
Diary #2 - 7 Jul 2010
This is our home, our workplace and our life
Diary #3 - 22 Jul 2010
'Smooth routine' and interplanetary birthday party
Diary #4 - 18 Aug 2010
Waste not - want not
Diary #5 - 10 Sep 2010
Science and thoughts of Chilean miners
Diary #6 - 15 Sep 2010
Thanks to Oliver and Cyrille!
Diary #7 - 24 Sep 2010
Diego and Romain answer your questions
Diary #8 - 26 Oct 2010
Diego and Romain answer your questions 2
Diary #9 - 10 Nov 2010
"Are we alone?"
Diary#10 - 12 Jan 2011
Of emergencies and Christmas trees - an exciting end to 2010
Diary#11 - 26 Jan 2011
Approaching the Red Planet
Diary#12 - 2 Feb 2011
Celebrating Chinese New Year - even on Mars!
Diary#13 - 9 Feb 2011
Unpacking the Lander and preparing for a hike on Mars
Diary#14 - 1 Mar 2011
Greetings from Mars!
Diary#15 - 3 Jun 2011
Long trip without moving anywhere
Diary#16 - 3 Jun 2011
"Thank you folks on twitter!"
Diary#17 - 17 Aug 2011
"The best moments of our trip"
Diary#13 - 9 Feb 2011
Unpacking the Lander and preparing for a hike on Mars
Diary#18 - 13 Oct 2011
Earth approaching!
Diary#19 - 25 Oct 2011
Countdown is on

Video Diary entries

Video #1 - 17 Jun 2010
Tour the facilities with Diego Urbina
Video #2 - 21 Jun 2010
Romain Charles completes the tour
Video #3 - 02 Jul 2010
A dirty job but someone's gotta do it!
Video #4 - 14 Jul 2010
It's housecleaning day!
Video #5 - 09 Aug 2010
Romain collecting air samples
Video #6 - 06 Sep 2010
How supplies are rationed?
Video #7 - 12 Oct 2010
Preparing the meals (with a shaker)
Video #8 - 03 Nov 2010
The barber shop on the way to Mars
Video #9 - 20 Dec 2010
Science and experiments
Video #10 - 12 Jan 2011
Emergency! We're out of power!
Video #11 - 14 Feb 2011
First Mars500 'Marswalk' raw video
Video #12 - 21 Mar 2011
It is finally (and it was) Mars!
Video #13 - 26 Aug 2011
Martian pizza and other creative cookery
Video #14 - 1 Sep 2011
Welcome to the blue light zone!

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