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Tight quarters

Today in Moscow six astronauts were shut up in a capsule that will remain closed for 100 days. It's part of an experiment to find out how they might cope on the journey to and from the planet Mars. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from New York Times reporter, Michael Schwirtz.


Iran launches research rocket

Iran announced today that it has launched a research rocket into space. The rocket is carrying a mouse, two turtles, and about a dozen worms. John Pike is Director of That's a defense information website based in Alexandria, Virginia.


Geo Quiz and answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is South Australia. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Lou Friedman, executive director of the Planetary Society about the Japanese Space Agency's mission Hayabusa.