Lisa Spence

HERA MISSION XIX DEPARTS FOR MARS MOON PHOBOS

While NASA is planning a human mission to the Moon in 2024, researchers on the ground are preparing the most precious cargo that will be aboard: the human body and mind. By studying the effects of isolation and confinement in ground-based analogs, scientists are learning how to counter the hazards of human spaceflight without leaving […]

SAFE “SPLASHDOWN” FOR HERA MISSION 10 CREW

After 30-days in the confines of a simulated spacecraft, the HERA Mission 10 crew “splashed-down” on the evening of Wednesday, June 1. The Commander of the mission declared the mission a success and officially turned the vessel back over to NASA. HERA—the Human Exploration Research Analog—is one of several analogs used by the Human Research […]

HERA MISSION 10 CREW TO “SPLASHDOWN” ON WEDNESDAY

After 30-days in the confines of a simulated spacecraft, the HERA Mission 10 crew will “splashdown” on the evening of Wednesday, June 1. The Human Exploration Research Analog (HERA) is one of several analogs used by the Human Research Program (HRP) to research ways to help NASA astronauts move from lower-Earth orbit to deep space […]

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