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Mars Desert Research Station - an analog habitat in the middle of a desert in Utah Source: Wikipedia
Short Definition: An analog habitat is a facility that is set up to imitate martian or lunar conditions on earth.
Detailed Definition: An analog habitat is a base meant to simulate a space habitat or colony. It is designed to test and study the feasibility of living in such a habitat. Analog habitats are used to test technologies and systems that could be used in a real space habitat, and to study the psychological and social effects of living in a closed environment without the risks and cost of an actual space mission.
Etymology: From Latin habitō (“I live or I dwell”).
Sample Sentence(s): An analog habitat was set up in the middle of a desert.
French: habitat analogique
German: analoger Lebensraum
Polish: habitat analogowy
Swedish: analog livsmiljö
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