Makua Lani student Lynelle Yadao-Ellazar working on a prototype lunar chair. Credit: Makua Lani Christian Academy

Three young women at a Kailua-Kona high school participating in NASA’s HUNCH program will present a prototype lunar chair they designed to scientists, engineers, and astronauts at NASA headquarters in Texas. Mikaella Casino, Anja Marie Henriques, and Lynelle Yadao-Ellazar are aerospace students at Makua Lani Christian Academy—a school with an inspiring track record of space exploration projects. They used a device that simulates lunar gravity to create a multi-purpose chair that astronauts can use at a moon base facility.

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