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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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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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In the early morning hours of Wednesday (June 22) cameras outside the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope and Subaru Telescope captured a mysterious bubble of light in the Eastern sky.

Mystery flash in sky seen from Mauna Kea has folks baffled

In the early morning hours of Wednesday (June 22) cameras outside the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope and Subaru Telescope captured a mysterious bubble of light in the Eastern sky.

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A community meeting was held on Saturday morning (March 6) at the Seaview Performing Arts Center for Education to discuss the recent cease and desist order issued by the Hawaii County Planning Department curtailing some activities at the center.

S.P.A.C.E. supporters rally and petition the county to resume activities

A community meeting was held on Saturday morning (March 6) at the Seaview Performing Arts Center for Education to discuss the recent cease and desist order issued by the Hawaii County Planning Department curtailing some activities at the center.

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Come to `Imiloa if you Dare!

Saturday, October 31 from 6 pm to 8 pm for a walk through the exhibit hall in a different light. Experience Brains in Space, Alien Autopsy, the Pit of Science, much more. All Ages welcome. $5 for non-member and $4 for members. Visit www.imiloahawaii.org for more details call (808) 969-9703

`Imiloa Astronomy Center’s Spooky Science Hall Saturday

Come to `Imiloa if you Dare! Saturday, October 31 from 6 pm to 8 pm for a walk through the exhibit hall in a different light. Experience Brains in Space, Alien Autopsy, the Pit of Science, much more. All Ages welcome. $5 for non-member and $4 for members. Visit www.imiloahawaii.org for more details call (808) […]

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Tuesday's eclipse shadow seen from space

Tuesday’s eclipse shadow seen from space

MEDIA RELEASE BY NASA The Moon’s shadow engulfed Taiwan and a large swath of southeastern China and the Pacific Ocean on the morning of July 22, 2009, during an unusually long total eclipse of the Sun. This pair of images from the Japanese geostationary satellite MTSAT show the view of Earth at 8:30 a.m. local time […]

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The Big Island getting bigger as seen from space

The Big Island getting bigger as seen from space

  Plumes continued to rise from Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii’s big island in late May 2009. The Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on NASA’s Earth Observing-1 satellite captured this true-color image on May 24, 2009. Small clouds float overhead, casting their shadows on the land surface below. The relatively light cloud cover allows a clear view of the plume that […]

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AstroTalk: "Beyond the Eyeball: Come See What You Are Missing"

AstroTalk: “Beyond the Eyeball: Come See What You Are Missing”

MEDIA RELEASE Dr Glen Petitpas (Submillimeter Array) will give a public “AstroTalk” on the UH Hilo campus on Friday, May 22. Petitpas’ talk, scheduled for 7:15 pm at the UCB Room 100, is entitled “Beyond the Eyeball: Come See What You Are Missing” Most people who love astronomy, fell in love with the beautiful photographs […]

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