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Food Researchers Wrap Up Mission to "Mars"

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Flickr / University of Hawai‘i at Manoa
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Flickr / University of Hawai‘i at Manoa
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Yajaira Sierra-Sastre and Angelo Vermeulen preparing a dish for the crew.

Researchers have been living inside a remote habitat 8,000 feet atop Mauna Loa. They’re part of a NASA-funded study to simulate what it’s like to live on Mars. HPR’s Molly Solomon has more.

You can find more information on the study at the HI-SEAS website.

Molly Solomon
Molly Solomon joined HPR in May 2012 as an intern for the morning talk show The Conversation. She has since worn a variety of hats around the station, doing everything from board operator to producer.
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