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  • Team Incredibots Claims Grand Prize Adventure with PISCES

    Team Incredibots Claims Grand Prize Adventure with PISCES

  • Former PISCES Intern Uses High-Flying Technology In Disaster Relief Effort

    Former PISCES Intern Uses High-Flying Technology In Disaster Relief Effort

  • Spacecraft History – The First Robotic Lunar Rover

    Spacecraft History – The First Robotic Lunar Rover

  • First 3D Printer In Space Installed Today Aboard ISS

    First 3D Printer In Space Installed Today Aboard ISS

  • ESA Spacecraft Makes Historic Comet Landing

    ESA Spacecraft Makes Historic Comet Landing

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GLXP Barcelona Moon Team - June 2015

The 'World Cup' of Robotic Space Mining

PRISM

PISCES Robotic International Space Mining Competition

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Women's STEM Education Program

STARS

STEM Aerospace Research Scholars

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Hawaii High School Lunar Flight Experiment

Moon RIDERS

Research Investigating Dust Explusion Removal Systems

wKealakehe Mock Lander Read More »

Fun Facts About Space

Did You Know?

QUESTION: What makes the ‘Red Planet’ red?

Answer:  Mars gets its reddish hue from the iron-rich dust that covers its surface.  The loose dust and rock (also known as ‘regolith’) rusted – likely millions of years ago when liquid water was present on the planet – giving it a reddish color visible all the way from Earth.  Today, giant dust storms carry clouds of it all over the surface.  If you were to stand on the surface of the Red Planet, the sky would appear red too!

 

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The Hawaiian Space

Word of the Month

Hōkū `ae`a:  means ‘planet’ (literally translated as ‘wandering star’)

 

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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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