NASA’s Perseverance Rover Approaches Red Planet Landing

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Approaches Red Planet Landing

Above: Perseverance touches down on Mars aided by a jet-powered sky crane in this artist rendering. Credit: NASA-JPL. After more than six months in flight, NASA’s Perseverance rover will touch down on the Red Planet on Feb. 18 at noon PST, beginning a new era of...

HI-SEAS Participants Say Harmony is Key to Life on Mars

HI-SEAS participants are pictured here as they made their way out of isolation in August 2016.  A recent article in the New York Times sheds light on the close-knit living conditions experienced by the Hawai’i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS)...
PISCES Conducts Simulated Planetary Rover Mission in Hawai’i

PISCES Conducts Simulated Planetary Rover Mission in Hawai’i

PISCES Program Manager Rodrigo Romo is seen here with intern and Hilo native Aaron Roth during Wednesday’s robotic mission. The Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES) and their team of scientists, geologists and robotic technicians...

PISCES Manager Returns from BASALT Research Project

PISCES Logistics and EPO Manager John Hamilton is seen here with members of NASA’s BASALT project in Idaho’s Craters of the Moon park.  PISCES Logistics and EPO Manager John Hamilton returned to Hawaii recently after a week of participating in NASA’s...