For an intense 4 seconds, the equivalent to 26 pounds of dynamite burns a Vertical Take-off/Vertical Landing pad that was recently built by robots.
KEA’AU, Hawaii – Viewers should be able to watch the burn of the rocket engine live as it happens on Sunday.
Speaking at a Kea’au High School Remembrance Day Ceremony, PISCES Executive Director Rob Kelso recalled time spent with his friend, Ellison S. Onizuka, before the Hawaii Island born astronaut was lost in the NASA Challenger disaster 30 years ago to the day.
HILO: PISCES has formally established a partnership with NASA’s Kennedy Space Center with the signing of a non-reimbursable Space Act Agreement.
HILO, Hawaii – A joint program that aims to put a student-built lunar experiment on the surface of the Moon in early 2017 has gotten a $35,000 boost courtesy two grants. The beneficiary is the Moon RIDERS project, a joint partnership between the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES), NASA, and two Hawai‘i […]
The Hilo-based agency faces closure in early 2016 after the Hawaii State Legislature failed to appropriate needed general funds.
HILO – Hawaii’s first “Lunar Sidewalk” was installed on Thursday, right along Kinoole Street in Downtown Hilo near Lincoln Park.
‘Iolani School and Kealakehe High School have been invited participate in a project to fly a dust shield experiment to the moon. The opportunity was spearheaded by the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES), and will be a collaborative effort between the schools, NASA, and a Google XPRIZE team.
Two bills signed by Governor Neil Abercrombie in Hilo on Tuesday fund groundbreaking initiatives
HONOLULU, Hawaii – Senator Will Espero, along with officials from NASA, today held a press conference urging the approval of Senate Bill 2583 Senate Draft 1, a bill related to launching Hawaii’s aerospace industry through investment in a laser optical communications ground station. The measure is awaiting a hearing in the House Finance committee. The […]