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Dome-iversary

This is another post I meant to write a couple weeks ago, but am just getting to now. On October 15th, 2014 I entered the Dome with 5 other wannabe astronauts. On October 15th, 2015 I had the good fortune … Continue reading

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Re-adjusting to Life on Earth

I meant to write this post after about a week, but things have been pretty nuts. I had family come to see me get out of the Dome, and we’ve been on vacation being tourists ever since. I’ve slowly, one-by-one, … Continue reading

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Hurtling Towards The Martian

The end of the mission is hurtling towards us at top speed and… Sorry, I don’t have a good end-of-mission blog post yet. Zak, Joce, and Soph all do – you should go check out their blogs. I’m still in … Continue reading

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Farewell Old Friends

My hiking boots and I have been on a lot of incredible adventures together, but Mars* has just about done them in. Check out my poor buddies: They certainly won’d be water-proof anymore. Neil’s boots are so done in now … Continue reading

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Half-Way Home

Yesterday at 17:17 we hit the half-way point in our mission. So as of today I guess we’re officially at risk of “third quarter syndrome”, although we all still feel pretty much the same today as we did any other … Continue reading

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Happy New Years!

Happy New Years everyone! In case you haven’t seen this in some other form, here’s our New Years video, in Russian with some Azerbaijani, Ukrainian, Macedonian, and English.

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Snow!

It actually snowed here in Hawaii last night! Not where we are exactly, but we can see it up on the other mountain, around the Mauna Kea observatory. Pretty cool! Not very Mars-like, though. Unless you’re at the ice caps. … Continue reading

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