The HI-SEAS Habitat is located at approximately 8000 ft elevation in an abandoned quarry on the northern slope of Mauna Loa. It lies next to an
It is two weeks into the mission and everyone is settling in. It’s been a fun transition from life before Mars to life on Mars.
Doing Science on Simulated Mars by Kate Greene I haven’t been sleeping well. Or at least not as well as I slept before the mission. I
Here are pictures from our HI-SEAS mission. We will be adding new pictures every week so please check back. Click on Show picture list to
Settling in at the Mars Habitat By Kate Greene In the week before HI-SEAS began, the crew participated in a number of orientation activities that included cultural
So far, your correspondent’s time on “Mars” (in reality the slopes of Mauna Loa, a Hawaiian volcano) has been spent completely inside the geodesic
Date: 04-22-13 Head cook/assistant cook: Oleg/Simon The crew really enjoyed Oleg sharing his Russian heritage by making a modified version of Russian cabbage soup and pelmeni (Russian dumplings).
It’s impossible to fully appreciate something at the moment it’s happening. That’s particularly true for an experience like this. Since we arrived at the HI-SEAS hab,
SOL 0 It was dark, and the headlights flashed unusual rock shapes with twisted and jagged shadows. The drive up to Mona Loa was quiet
Date: 04-21-13 Head cook/assistant cook: Yajaira/Sian To celebrate our connection with Hawaii Yajaira and Sian made Martian Sweet-n-Sour Chicken-Cabbage Soup and Coconut Bread. It was amazing.