Today the NYTimes published a 360° video about a NASA-funded study of isolation designed to help scientists better understand the requirements for a mission to Mars.
Official information about the HI-SEAS (Hawai’i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation) Project can be found
on the University of Hawaii website.
An NPR Article on a prior HI-SEAS mission
can be found here.
Of course, if NASA wants to know about living on Mars, they could always just ask
Image Credits: NASA-JPL/Caltech
The discovery is just astounding. All of these planets are likely candidates for water. At least three are in the “goldilocks” zone — meaning those planets might have surface water in liquid form.
Of course, they are 40 light years away…which means we’re probably not visiting there anytime soon. Nevertheless, on a celestial scale, those planets are the same thing as down-the-block neighbors.
on the NASA site.
Yesterday, SpaceX launched a Falcon9 rocket in the morning on a resupply mission to the International Space Station. Nine minutes later, the same rocket landed at a nearby landing pad. This is a video of the recovery and successful landing of a primary stage booster for a spaceship. This is just amazing.
Reusing is way better than recycling….
Full article is here. via @HuffPostScience
This is what I am listening to right now. Their concert this last Friday was amazing.