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March 08, 2017

NASA Study: Possible Change in Lovejoy’s Water ‘Fingerprint’

A trip past the sun may have selectively altered the production of one form of water in a comet—an effect not seen by astronomers before...
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November 17, 2016

UH Hilo, PISCES, NASA Prepare for Mars Mission

The project is focused on developing operation protocols for a joint human-robotic exploration of Mars in the search for extraterrestrial life.
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March 21, 2016

PISCES, Partners Test Rocket Engine on Lunar Landing Pad

The test was the accumulation of months of cooperative efforts between PISCES scientists, NASA engineers, and Honeybee Robotics, creating the first robotically built Vertical Take-Off/Vertical Landing Pad in the state.
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March 07, 2016

HI-SEAS Crew Reaches Half-Way Mark

Six crew members launched on yearlong isolated journey on Aug, 28 and have resided in a solar power dome on the slopes of Mauna Loa since.
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December 10, 2015

Keck Honored by NASA for Public Archive

NASA has awarded the 2015 NASA Group Achievement Award to W.M. Keck Observatory for its efforts in pioneering the Keck Observatory Archive.
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November 18, 2015

PISCES, NASA’s KSC Sign Space Agreement

The Moon RIDERS program give the students a chance to participate in a real-life lunar flight experiment that will be flown to the surface of the moon.
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October 28, 2015

PISCES Unveils Basalt Landing Pad

The construction project, which began during the fall, was recently completed through a partnership between PISCES and NASA.
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September 23, 2015

PISCES, NASA Formalize Lunar Landing Pad Partnership

The landing pad test site will be created with the aim to robotically build a vertical lift off and landing pad using basalt.
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August 03, 2015

HI-SEAS Crew Named for Fourth Mission

Crew members for the 365-day Hawai’i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation mission have been selected. This will be the fourth HI-SEAS mission.
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July 23, 2015

Keck Assists in Discovery of ‘Earth-Sized Planet’

The discovery is of a “near-Earth-size planet in the ‘habitable zone’ around a sun-like star” made by NASA’s Kepler space telescope.
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July 21, 2015

PISCES Receives $35K in Grants for Moon RIDERS Program

A total of $35,000 has been awarded to PISCES for it's Moon RIDERS program from Hawai'i County and the Hawai'i Community Foundation.
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June 02, 2015

PISCES Launches Summer Internships

The Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems has recruited five student interns for its summer internship program.
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May 11, 2015

PISCES Searches for Budget Solution

PISCES is in a difficult budget position after lawmakers approved funding of an $8.5 million headquarters, but declined $1.4 million in operation costs.
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April 13, 2015

Mauna Kea Skies Program Features Moon RIDERS

‘Imiloa Astronomy Center will host its next Mauna Kea Skies presentation on April 17.
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April 06, 2015

PISCES Selected for $4.2 Million NASA Project

Hilo-based space agency one of several organizations selected to participate in project determining habitability of the Red Planet.
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