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Back to Reality: Researchers Return from Mars Study

University of Hawai‘i at Manoa
University of Hawai‘i at Manoa
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University of Hawai‘i at Manoa
Credit University of Hawai‘i at Manoa
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The HI-SEAS habitat on the slopes of Mauna Loa

A crew of scientists is coming back to the real world this week. They’ve been living inside a remote habitat 8,200 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 explains.

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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