Twelve astronauts to be locked up in a self-contained Mars-emulating biosphere here on Earth for seventeen months, to evaluate the potential psychological effects on people. 500 have applied; only 19 are women.
Would you go? Why or why not?
Which MBTI types do you think could successfully coexist for seventeen long months in a confined space, without things getting ugly?
What sort of psychological pressures can you imagine that would accompany such an experience?
To start the ball rolling, I have to mention the thought of sex if the "dirty dozen" are of mixed genders. How will the dynamics play out over seventeen long months, especially if cold showers are not available? How do people pair off? Will there be monogamous relationships or promiscuous ones? Will men end up fighting over the female staff? It could be extremely volatile, depending...