Commander Musilova admits to being deeply moved by her crew when they prepare a surprise gift and celebration in her honor, commemorating their extraordinary time on Mars as well.
Valoria 3 crewmembers have been successfully dealing with the challenges bad weather has thrown at them during their mission, both inside and outside the HI-SEAS habitat.
The Valoria 3 crewmembers have embraced their new Martian life and created a home out of HI-SEAS filled with chocolate smells, rap music and research experiments.
Commander Musilova had to navigate through a 'rogue asteroid field' — aka a wildfire in Hawaii — to get her crew safely to the HI-SEAS analog space station for the start of their Martian simulation.
Commander Musilova shares how she was tempted to continue exploring underground caves at her own risk, which echoed her fears of returning to "Earth" after many months of being on analog missions.
Commander Musilova describes how the Selene V crew compensated for their confinement in the habitat by doing excessive amounts of moonwalks and research activities when the weather finally cleared.
Commander Musilova shares how the Selene V crew was able to vent their disappointment from their moonwalks being canceled, their confinement and their low power existence in the HI-SEAS habitat.
Commander Musilova pranked the new Selene V crew with the help of a previous crew at the HI-SEAS habitat, as part of their initiation to surviving their analog lunar mission.
Commander Musilova reflects on how freshly baked and grown food can significantly affect a crew's motivation to persevere through hardships during an analog lunar mission.
Trapped in a vicious cycle of hope and despair, the Selene IV crew clings on to all comforting and bonding moments on mission to break the unhealthy pattern they're stuck in.
Commander Musilova describes how the Selene IV crew uses lots of imagination, involving aliens and a heroic Space Force, to fight frustrations from their confinement inside the HI-SEAS habitat.
Commander Musilova reflects on her inner battle to accept the Selene IV crew's dramatic new ways of life, which are full of both positive and surprising changes in the HI-SEAS lunar analog habitat.
At the end of their lunar analog mission, the Selene III crew is full of conflicting feelings about returning to life on Earth and saying goodbye to their space family.
After many days of confinement and stress, the Selene III crew is able to experience their first moonwalks on their analog lunar mission and find new energy to complete their mission successfully.
Confined to the inside of the HI-SEAS habitat, the Selene III crew is starting to succumb to despair and the "dark side" when they're repeatedly not able to go on a moonwalk.
The Selene III analog lunar mission started with a literal "bang" when the crew decided to disarm bombs in their spare time. Commander Musilova reflects on each crew's ways of bonding together.
The Valoria 2 crew chose to understand each other's love languages to bond better during an analog mission on Mars.
While filming a mockumentary at HI-SEAS, the Valoria 2 captures how things could go very wrong on Mars.
Valoria 2's mission commander has been stuck in a vicious loop of analog space missions at HI-SEAS until now. Repetition and endless patience were on the daily menu for her during each mission.
As soon as they arrived on Mars, the Valoria 2 crew threw themselves into challenging and entertaining space mission training.
Stressed out and teased by the weather, the Valoria 1 crew immerses themselves in artistic and imaginative projects.
Commander Musilova reflects on what was key for the Sensoria M3 crew to complete their analog mission on the moon successfully, while facing a number of challenges at the HI-SEAS habitat.