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  • Chinese Spacecraft Captures Incredible Images of Earth and Moon

    Chinese Spacecraft Captures Incredible Images of Earth and Moon

  • Hubble Captures Extremely Rare Comet Flyby Near Mars

    Hubble Captures Extremely Rare Comet Flyby Near Mars

  • China Launches Spacecraft to Moon and Back

    China Launches Spacecraft to Moon and Back

  • PISCES to Host Winner of 2014 MoonBots Competition

    PISCES to Host Winner of 2014 MoonBots Competition

  • ‘Travel’ to Outer Space Aboard Orion Spacecraft!

    ‘Travel’ to Outer Space Aboard Orion Spacecraft!

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Fun Facts About Space

Did You Know?

QUESTION: How long does it take to get to space from Earth? 

Credit: NASA

Answer:  The average journey into space from the launchpad to orbit takes about 8.5 minutes.  A spacecraft must accelerate to just over 17.000 MPH to make the journey out of Earth’s atmosphere!

 

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The Hawaiian Space

Word of the Month

Lā: Lā (pronounced “lāh”) means “sun”.

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PISCES

Explore the great unknown with PISCES

The Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems, or PISCES, is a Hawaii State Government Aerospace Agency located in beautiful Hilo, Hawaii.

The Center is part of the State Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism (DBEDT) and conducts environmentally safe tests on Hawaii’s volcanic terrain to validate advanced space technologies under the jurisdiction of the Hawaii State Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR).

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