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Mission V crew enters HI-SEAS Mars simulation habitat on Mauna Loa

Mission V crew enters HI-SEAS Mars simulation habitat on Mauna Loa

January 19, 2017  |  Comments
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Six astronaut-like crewmembers entered a geodesic dome located 8,200 feet above sea level on Mauna Loa, which will serve as their home for the next eight months.

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HI-SEAS Mission V crew preparing to enter Mars simulation habitat

HI-SEAS Mission V crew preparing to enter Mars simulation habitat

January 9, 2017  |  4 Comments
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The crew has been selected, and research studies confirmed for the 2017 mission of the Hawaiʻi Space Exploration Analog and Simulation.

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UH faculty featured in President’s speaker series at Maui and Hawaiʻi

UH faculty featured in President’s speaker series at Maui and Hawaiʻi

January 5, 2017  |  Comments
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Chip Fletcher, Randy Holcombe, Ruth Gates, Puakea Nogelmeier and Kim Binsted discusses the exciting research and happenings at UH.

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Lessons learned from a year on simulated Mars

Lessons learned from a year on simulated Mars

September 7, 2016  |  1 Comment
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After their year in isolation, crewmembers also have practical advise for future Hawaiʻi Space Exploration Analog and Simulation “lavanauts.”

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Global media document historic University of Hawaiʻi Mars simulation

Global media document historic University of Hawaiʻi Mars simulation

August 28, 2016  |  1 Comment
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After 365 days, the longest mission in project history, and amidst a throng of media from around the world, six HI-SEAS crew members exited from their Mars simulation habitat.

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HI-SEAS recruiting for Mars simulation missions

HI-SEAS recruiting for Mars simulation missions

August 10, 2016  |  4 Comments
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The upcoming 8-month missions will be conducted on an isolated Mars-like environment on the slopes of Mauna Loa on the Big Island.

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Project Imua team ready for second NASA launch

Project Imua team ready for second NASA launch

August 4, 2016  |  Comments
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The team successfully conducted final mission simulation tests of their payload and scientific experiments.

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Earth-like planets among 100+ identified by UH, astronomers and NASA

Earth-like planets among 100+ identified by UH, astronomers and NASA

July 18, 2016  |  1 Comment
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An international team of astronomers including the Manoa Institute for Astronomy and NASA identify 100 new planets including five Earth-like planets.

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UH-led team uses NASA’s Dawn mission to identify icy craters on Ceres

UH-led team uses NASA’s Dawn mission to identify icy craters on Ceres

July 8, 2016  |  Comments
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The dwarf planet shows signs of ice deposits that may have formed over billions of years.

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Architecture is key for future Mars exploration

Architecture is key for future Mars exploration

June 29, 2016  |  Comments
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How will humans be able to both survive and thrive on places like Mars? One answer, is architecture.

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