Tensions Over War in Ukraine Threaten ISS Partnership

Tensions Over War in Ukraine Threaten ISS Partnership

Image: NASA Blazing across the skies some 250 miles overhead, the International Space Station is a symbol of international cooperation and has largely remained above the realm of geopolitics—both literally and metaphorically—since it was built. But Russia’s invasion...
UH Asteroid Tracking System Upgraded to Survey Entire Sky

UH Asteroid Tracking System Upgraded to Survey Entire Sky

Earthlings are better-equipped to detect asteroid threats thanks to the expansion of a NASA-funded program run by the University of Hawaiʻi Institute for Astronomy (IfA). ATLAS, or Asteroid Terrestrial-Impact Last Alert System, has...
UH Mānoa Gets $3M to Find Subsurface Lunar Ice

UH Mānoa Gets $3M to Find Subsurface Lunar Ice

Clavius Crater on the Moon. Credit: NASA/USGS NASA has awarded $3 million to a team of five University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa scientists in support of a system that will search for widespread ice deposits beneath the lunar surface. The mission, called...
Water Discovered In-Situ on Moon for First Time 

Water Discovered In-Situ on Moon for First Time 

Above: Chang’E-5 landing site where water was detected. Credit: CNSA/CLEP An international team of scientists including a planetary geologist at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa has discovered water on the Moon for the first time using surface...