August 2015 Blog Posts (2)

HI-SEAS - What would you do before leaving Earth for a year?

I was asked many times how I felt about being isolated for a year. I wish I had a deep and subtle answer to that but, to be honest, I didn’t have time to think about it.

The last two weeks were a succession of two kinds of moments. First, preparation work. Between finishing research projects, leaving my flat in Rome and driving to Paris, writing project proposals, getting a year’s worth of lab supplies in the dome, managing partnerships, answering media, having kilograms of paper…

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Added by Cyprien Verseux on August 24, 2015 at 11:41pm — No Comments

HI-SEAS - Ten days left

In ten days, the doors will close.

From then on, and for a whole year, I will never feel the wind in my hair or the sun on my skin. I will live in an isolated, 36-feet-in-diameter dome, together with 5 other people. These will be the only people I will see. The only people I will talk to, too: I will have no direct communication with anyone else. Showering will be a luxury, limited to a few minutes a week. My internet access will be…

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Added by Cyprien Verseux on August 19, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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