NASA’s Perseverance Rover Approaches Tricky Mars Landing

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Approaches Tricky Mars 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...

PICTURE: A Streamlined Form on Mars

Credit: NASA This image shows a portion of Lethe Vallis, an outflow channel that also transported lava. It’s one of only a few places on Mars where pristine-appearing landforms have been identified. The channel formed by catastrophic floods, during which it...

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...