Astrogeology Science Center

Update On HI-SEAS From USGS Scientist Oleg Abramov: Geological Exploration

6 May 2013

One of the many hats I wear on this mission is that of the Crew Geologist. My other roles include Health & Safety Officer, Information and Communications Technology Officer, EVA Planner, and Thermographer. That will probably be typical on future planetary exploration missions: due to the small crew size, each crew member would be expected to carry out a diverse set of tasks, with some being outside of their primary specialty. As a planetary scientist, I’ve taken core courses and field practicums in geology, as well as participated in several geological field studies, but it has not been the main focus of my research. . . Read more on the HI-SEAS website. . .