PISCES
  • PRISM Officially Kicks Off with Hawaii Robot Demo

    PRISM Officially Kicks Off with Hawaii Robot Demo

  • Hawaii Honors 45th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moonwalk

    Hawaii Honors 45th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moonwalk

  • Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi Issues PRISM Proclamation

    Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi Issues PRISM Proclamation

  • UAF Robotics Team Arrives for PRISM with Innovative Spacecraft

    UAF Robotics Team Arrives for PRISM with Innovative Spacecraft

  • NASA Marks 45th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Launch

    NASA Marks 45th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Launch

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Fun Facts About Space

Did You Know?

 

QUESTION: How fast are we moving through space?

 

(Artist rendering of our galaxy.  Image credit: NASA JPL)

Answer:  It’s estimated that we’re zooming through space at a whopping 330 miles per second! This calculation is reached by factoring in the rotation of our Milky Way galaxy, as well as its movement across space. Scientists disagree on an exact number, but if this one is correct, we’ve hurtled 12,000 miles across space in the last minute!

 

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The Hawaiian Space

Word of the Month

HOKU: Hoku means “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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