HALO (Hawaii Analogs for Lunar Operations)

HALO (Hawaii Analogs for Lunar Operations)

HAWAII ANALOGS for LUNAR OPERATIONS (HALO)     PROVEN LUNAR ANALOG SITES Hawaii’s volcanic landscapes have served as test and training environments for space missions to the lunar surface and beyond for more than 50 years. For example, the Apollo program...
Planetary Robotics

Planetary Robotics

PLANETARY ROBOTICS HELELANI PLANETARY ROVER  We own, operate and maintain an ODG Alpha Argo planetary rover for use as a student learning tool and a mobile platform for software and hardware systems testing by space agencies. Dubbed “Helelani” (or heavenly travels),...
Basalt Research

Basalt Research

BASALT RESEARCH SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTS FOR EARTH & SPACE We are researching various methods for using Hawaiian volcanic basalt as an in-situ resource utilization (ISRU) material. ISRU is a process of taking locally available, raw materials and transforming them into...