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UH develops technology for future Artemis missions to Moon and Mars : Big Island Now
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UH develops technology for future Artemis missions to Moon and Mars : Big Island Now

Researchers from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa have used space grant funding to create new technology that will assist NASA’s Artemis project. Frances Zhu in the Astrofein Attitude Control Testbed used to test satellite control systems. Photo Courtesy: UH Mānoa UH Mānoa researchers from the Hawaiʻi Institute of Geophysics and Planetology developed “foundation enablers” which are advancing the project’s satellite infrastructure for a prolonged presence on the Moon. Satellites are important communication devices to relay information from space to Earth. The technology isn’t being used for the current Artemis I mission, which is scheduled to launch on Nov. 16 at 1:04 a.m. EST, which is Nov. 15 at 8:04 p.m. HST. But NASA has funded the UH research team to develop the technol...
Search opens for School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology dean
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Search opens for School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology dean

(Photo credit: Barry Zelt) The search has officially begun for the next dean of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST). SOEST is geographically advantaged with outstanding and unique access to deep oceans, land biomes, space resources and multiple knowledge systems, and features world-renowned faculty and staff. SOEST is globally recognized as a premier institution for research and education in geosciences and life sciences. Through an integration of research, education and diverse knowledge systems, SOEST works to transform the collective understanding of these islands, the world, and the way people live by fostering healthy and resilient communities and environments. Denise Eby Konan, dean of the College of Social Sciences, is chairing...