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HI-SEAS Research Overview

NASA has awarded $1.2 million to the Hawaiʻi Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) program to continue its work studying the human factors that contribute

February 28, 2014 Crew Research, HI-SEAS Mission 1
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The HI-SEAS Hexbug Invasion

This is a HI-SEAS education outreach project. The purpose of this post is to provide a robotics project for a 4th grade class in Calgary,

Yajaira testing gloves at MDRS.
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Evaluating self-cleaning and antimicrobial textiles

Evaluating the performance of self-cleaning and antimicrobial textiles for use in long duration spaceflight missions Hello, I am Dr. Yajaira Sierra-Sastre and a long duration mission to

March 11, 2013 Dr. Yajaira Sierra-Sastre
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By Simon Engler Given the high success rate robotic platforms have had on Mars. It is considered likely that a manned mission to mars or moon

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Morning Light for a Better Night’s Sleep?

By Kate Greene Sleeping in space is tricky. Loud machines on the space shuttle and space station and floating-arm awkwardness in low gravity can keep astronauts

March 11, 2013 Kate Greene
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Thermal Evaluation of an Analog Mars Habitat

Thermal Evaluation and Optimization of an Analog Mars Habitat Using Numerical Modeling and Instrument Measurements Hello, I am Dr. Oleg Abramov and my research will

March 11, 2013 Dr. Oleg Abramov

Watch the HI-SEAS crew introduction video!

The HI-SEAS crew is currently Crew 122 at the Mars Desert Research Station and they are conducting all kinds of cool research. This short video

March 10, 2013 Crew Research, Videos
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By Simon Engler Crew members on a mission to Mars or to other planetary bodies will be separated from friends, families, and social stimuli for

December 01, 2012 Misssion 1, Simon Engler
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Crew Video and Photo Correspondence & Outreach Education Officer

Hello, I am Dr. Sian Proctor and for the HI-SEAS mission I have chosen to be the crew video and photo correspondence & outreach education

November 16, 2012 Dr. Sian Proctor
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Dr. Sian Proctor Biography

Dr. Sian Proctor is a geology professor at South Mountain Community College in Phoenix, Arizona. Throughout her adult life she has pushed herself to take on

October 30, 2012 Bios, Crew Bios, Dr. Sian Proctor
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