Tips for managing isolation and related challenges
Speaker: Dr. Michaela Musilova
Abstract: Our Special Guest was, Astrobiologist Dr. Michaela Musilova. She is the Director of the Hawaii - Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) station, which is designed to prepare astronauts, engineers, and scientists for life on the Moon or Mars. The COVID-19 pandemic has put many people worldwide into a similarly isolated state at home, with limited possibilities to go outside and communicate with others. Dr. Musilova will share tips on how to deal with isolation and related challenges during these times, based on her experiences leading analog space missions.