WIRED recently published this great infographic, detailing our HI-SEAS habitat. Thanks to Vincent Paul Ponthieux at Blue Planet Research, who designed and built the dome, for all your help.
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My most recent essay is about why an all-female Mars mission makes good economic sense. The upshot: women, on average, are smaller than men and require much less food. On a round-trip Mars mission, you’d want to bring your food with you, all … Continue reading
On April 15, the HI-SEAS simulated Mars mission will begin. I fly to Hawaii on April 7th. (San Francisco –>Honolulu –>Hilo) In the meantime, there’s so much to do! I’m still reporting a few non-Mars stories. I’m finalizing paperwork for my … Continue reading
This post was written on our first day in simulation at the Mars Desert Research Station. Our two-week mission at MDRS in January 2013 served as preparation for the four-month HI-SEAS mission in April. We staggered our arrival at … Continue reading
This past week I’ve been in southern Utah, in a simulated Mars habitat with my HI-SEAS crew. We’re living and working in the Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS), practicing, in effect, our upcoming four-month mission in Hawaii. This means we’re … Continue reading