Press Coverage

3/4/22 Meet the women in space exploration during free event

1/20/22 Space Program Asks for More Funding

4/7/21 NASA Funds 36 Space 3D Printing Projects—Here Are the 15 Most Exciting

3/1/21 Bytemarks Café: PISCES and Communication Drones

3/1/21 The fight over the future of Hawaii’s aerospace industry

12/4/20 KHON2’s Modern Wahine Hawaii – Women in STEM feat. PISCES

12/2020 First in-situ resource utilization payload heads to Mars

9/18/20 Registration open for Women in Space Exploration series

9/2/20 Moon, Mars Launch Pads – A Touch of Hawaii

7/1/20 Boosting Hawaii’s economy by shooting for the stars?

5/5/20 Hawaii Island Business Report 2020: Growing Leaders

4/27/20 STEM Groups donate thousands of PPE to frontliners

2/13/20 PISCES: A Local Launch Pad into Space and Aerospace Careers

1/27/20 Scientists are Taking a Mock Moon Mission in Hawaii

12/10/19 Orbital Mechanics Podcast feat. PISCES Geology Tech Kyla Edison

7/6/19  Hawaii STEM Program for Women Receives $15K

6/28/19STARS Program Receives $15K

6/25/19 Camp aims to introduce girls to careers in STEM fields

3/10/19 Hawaii completed feasibility study for continuous basalt fiber manufacturing operation

2/8/19 Spaceport Plans Launch with Sparks

2/5/19Mini Spaceport Proposed for Hawaii

12/27/18 Report examines benefits, feasibility of basalt facility

12/27/18 New study examines Hawaii’s potential to support a basalt fiber manufacturing facility

12/24/18 Lava rock could lay foundation for basalt industry

10/29/18 Hilo Native Lands job with NASA lab before Graduating

7/2/18 To the moon: Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce looks to next 50 years

3/27/18 PISCES Accepting Apps for Women’s STARS Program

12/13/17 State Research Company Explores the Viability of Basalt Fiber Production

12/13/17 Isle Lava Could be Source of High-Tech Building Materials

12/12/17Hawaii Aerospace Center Seeks Proposals for Basalt Fiber Manufacturing Feasibility Study

12/12/17  PISCES Seeks Proposals for Feasibility Study on Basalt Fiber Manufacturing in Hawaii

11/13/17  Rodrigo Romo, PISCES: Our research in basalts can offer benefits to Hawaii

10/8/17 NASA joined the project of testing basalts in Hawaii

8/27/17 College Students to Earn Credit Through Robotics Work

8/24/17 Hawaii launches new credit-based internship program in robotics work for college students

7/18/17 PISCES Gets In On $118,690 NASA Grant

7/18/17 Hawaii aerospace center to share $119K grant from NASA

6/10/17 PISCES and DLIR Partner for Summer Internship Program

3/26/17 PISCES’ Summer STEM Program Receives $5K from HTDC

3/21/17 PISCES receives $5,000 sponsorship for summer program targeting female high schoolers

11/17/16 UH-Hilo, PISCES, NASA Prepare for Mars Mission

11/9/16 Researchers Training in Hawaii to Simulate Mars Mission – Honolulu Star Advertiser

11/7/16 NASA Mars Mission: Scientists Head to Hawaii to Simulate Mission Conditions

10/7/16 PISCES Interns Present Aerospace Research

2/1/16This Roving Robot Makes its Own Martian Landing Pad

1/29/16 Community Remembers Onizuka on Challenger Anniversary

1/29/16 VIDEO: Ellison Onizuka Stories Shared On 30th Anniversary Of Tragedy

1/28/16 Hawaii to Honor Homegrown Hero 

1/22/16  This Robot Built An Entire Launch Pad

11/2/15 PISCES Unveils Basalt Landing Pad in Hawaii

10/28/15 PISCES Unveils Basalt Landing Pad

9/24/15 PISCES Signs Agreement with NASA for Lunar Landing Pad Project

9/24/15 Scientists to develop lunar landing pad test site on Hawaii Island

9/24/15 PISCES, NASA Formalize Lunar Landing Pad Partnership

4/5/15 Hawaiian Students Test ‘Lunar Dust Buster’ at NASA AMES – SpaceFlight Insider

4/1/15 Hawai`i Students Partner with NASA on Dust Removal System – NASA SSERVI

3/21/15 High School Students Shoot for the Moon – HPR Bytemarks Cafe Co-Host Ryan Ozawa blog

3/17/15 High school “Moon RIDERS” take part in PISCES, NASA experiment – Hawaii News Now

3/17/15 Kealakehe Students Test Lunar Landers – Big Island Now

3/13/15 Hawaii’s First “Lunar Sidewalk” Poured – Big Island Video News

3/13/15 Sidewalk made of ‘lunar concrete’ installed in downtown Hilo – KHON2 News

3/11/15 Hilo sidewalk to help researchers study space infrastructure – Honolulu Advertiser

3/1/15 Hawaii Legislature Considers 3 Space Measures – Parabolic Arc

2/22/15 PISCES Announces Hawaii High Schools Selected for Student Lunar Flight Experiment – SpaceRef

2/20/15  Hawaii students collaborate with NASA on moon experiment – KHON2 News

2/20/15 Hawaii students working with NASA on moon mission – KITV4 News

1/20/15 PISCES and NASA Sign Non-Reimbursable Space Act Agreement – SpaceRef

1/16/15 NASA Is Building a Laser Communication Base in Hawaii – Popular Mechanics 

1/15/15 NASA Selects Hawaii to Develop World’s First Laser Communications Site – Pacific Business News

10/15/14 PISCES stars on ‘Mars’ – Hawaii 24/7

8/21/14 PISCES Rover Tackles First Test – Hawaii 24/7

7/17/14 Robotic Space Mining’s ‘World Cup’ Here Next Week – Big Island Now

7/2/14 Gov. Abercrombie Signs PISCES Appropriation Bills Totalling $750K – Aerospace Hawaii

7/2/14 $750k signed for NASA, PISCES in Hawaii – Big Island Video News

5/31/14 Vintage Photos Of Apollo Astronauts Training In Hawaii Unearthed – Huffington Post

5/28/14 PISCES Seeking Science-Minded Young Women – Big Island Now

4/18/14 UH-Hilo Student Awarded NASA Research Internship – Big Island Now

2/9/14 NASA Considers New Communication Relay Station atop Mauna Loa – West Hawaii Today

1/17/14 PISCES Names Romo as Project Manager – Hawaii 24/7

10/9/13 Henk Rogers to chair Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems – WN

9/4/13 UH Hilo Student Taking Part in Lunar Probe Mission – Big Island Now

7/22/13 Spotlight – Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems – Space News

4/25/13 PISCES Signs Six Memoranda of Understanding – Hawaii 24/7

11/15/12 Big Plans for PISCES Program – Hawaii 24/7

7/19/12 NASA Conducts Mission Simulations in Hawaii – Mars Daily

6/27/12 Plans for Hawaii Moon Research Park to Move Ahead – Pacific Business News

2/12/10 PISCES Hosts Meeting of Space Organization Research Centers – Hawaii 24/7

1/8/09 How Moon Dust Could Yield Oxygen, Fuel and Water –