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The University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) habitat on the slopes of Mauna Loa. Photo courtesy of HI-SEAS

HI-SEAS Mission VII space exploration simulation seeking crewmembers

Researchers from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa are seeking crewmembers for a NASA-funded long-duration space exploration analog study.

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The University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) habitat on the slopes of Mauna Loa. Photo courtesy of HI-SEAS

HI-SEAS Mars mission simulation on Mauna Loa canceled

The Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation which simulates a space mission by four crewmembers has been canceled.

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PISCES stars on ‘Mars’

MEDIA RELEASE The first ever PISCES Women STARS (STEM Aerospace Research Scholars) program was completed this summer after three Hawaii High School students successfully returned to Earth from “Mars.” Catherine Cauley of Hilo High School, Sage Doreste of Connections Public Charter School, and Emily Strawn of Konawaena High School spent one night on the “Red […]

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Crew members selected for 8-month Mars simulation

UH Manoa’s Kim Binsted: ‘Looking out the single porthole window, all you can see are lava fields and Maunakea in the distance’

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A night on ‘Mars’

Trio of island students to stay overnight at HI-SEAS habitat

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The HI-SEAS training included preparations for donning a simulated space suit, for use during excursions from the habitat. Here, crew member Tiffany Swarmer makes some adjustments with the suit. (Photo courtesy of Ross Lockwood)

Second HI-SEAS Mars space analog study begins

Kim Binsted: Our tools and technology for space exploration are very good, but as a human race we still must contend with the ‘soft side’ risks of space travel

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Second HI-SEAS Mars space analog study begins

Kim Binsted: Our tools and technology for space exploration are very good, but as a human race we still must contend with the ‘soft side’ risks of space travel

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HI-SEAS: Mars food researchers wrap up 4-month mission

Study provides new insights to address ‘menu fatigue’ and keep astronauts well-nourished

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Mars food mission researchers return to Earth

MEDIA RELEASE The countdown has begun. Six researchers who have spent more than 100 days inside a remote habitat to simulate a long-duration space journey are finally returning to Earth. About 700 applicants vied for six spots in the HI-SEAS mission, which began in April and will conclude Aug. 13. These Earth-based researchers have been […]

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HI-SEAS to study human performance for long-duration space exploration

MEDIA RELEASE NASA has awarded $1.2 million to the Hawai‘i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) program to continue its work studying the human factors that contribute to astronaut crew function and performance during long-duration space travels, such as those anticipated for a manned mission to Mars. The new contract award builds upon an ongoing […]

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HPA students assist NASA with experiment

MEDIA RELEASE Want to go to Mars? The journey there is already happening. Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s top science students are monitoring and maintaining a key link in a long-term experiment to prepare for the first future human missions to the Red Planet. HPA’s science students are in charge of the instrumentation for the HI-SEAS (Hawaii […]

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Recipe contest to create dishes for dining on Mars

MEDIA RELEASE Do you have a favorite family recipe that is out of this world? Enter it in the HI-SEAS recipe contest and it could be tested for future consumption in space. The Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation mission, HI-SEAS, is part of a study for NASA to determine the best way to keep […]

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Crew selected for Mars food mission

MEDIA RELEASE After receiving more than 700 applications, a team of researchers from the University of Hawaii at Mānoa and Cornell University have selected six individuals to make up the crew of a simulated Mars mission intended to test new forms of food and food preparation strategies for deep-space travel. The mission, dubbed HI-SEAS (Hawaii […]

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