Mock Mars Explorers Roam Hawaii: HI-SEAS Food Mission Photos

HI-SEAS Food Inventory

Dr. Sian Proctor/HI-SEAS

This photo shows the inventory of the food available during the 2013 HI-SEAS simulated space mission in Hawaii.

HI-SEAS Dinner by Headlamp

Dr. Sian Proctor/HI-SEAS

Dinner is served by the light of headlamps during the 2013 HI-SEAS simulated space mission in Hawaii.

Daily Routine at HI-SEAS Simulated Space Mission

Dr. Sian Proctor/HI-SEAS

Cooking and working make up part of the day's routine during the 2013 HI-SEAS simulated space mission in Hawaii.

Cooking on the Hi-Seas

Cornell University

The Hawaii Space Exploration Analogue & Simulation (HI-SEAS) project will study how best to feed astronauts en route to Mars and after they arrive.

Instant Meals

Cornell University

The HI-SEAS participants will be eating a mix of instant meals and foods they cook themselves from shelf-stable ingredients.

Camping on Mars

Clara Moskowitz/

The HI-SEAS mock Mars habitat will include basic kitchen tools such as a small stove, oven and microwave.

Cooking from Scratch

Cornell University

The HI-SEAS participants have varying levels of cooking experience. A number describe themselves as typical engineers who've hardly ever cooked before. But everyone may need to help out in the kitchen on Mars.

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