County of Hawaii proclaims Nov.7-18 ‘NASA BASALT Weeks’

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The County of Hawai`i has issued a formal proclamation that the weeks of Nov.7-18, 2016 are ‘NASA BASALT research weeks’.  This honor comes as the BASALT team begins their 2 week scientific exploration of Mauna Ulu under simulated Mars mission conditions.

The BASALT team would like to express their gratitude to the people of Hawai`i for their support and enthusiasm for science, exploration and NASA’s Journey to Mars.