Per M. Ephimia Morphew. President of the Society for Human Performance in Extreme Environments at http://www.hpee.org, colleagues at the Institute of Biomedical Problems in Russia (IBMP) are engaged in an isolation experiment pertaining to space exploration that is two months underway and preliminary findings are reported [in the article entitled First Two Months of Simulated Isolation Passed.]

IBPP commentary includes a discussion of human factors and political psychology as parameters of space.