HSL News

Thu, 09/17/2020

Muscle Fatigue during Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation is Dependent on Training: A Basis for Microgravity Musculoskeletal Countermeasure Design

Thomas Joseph Abitante
HST, PhD Candidate


The muscle contraction creates large internal forces...

Tue, 09/08/2020

Just a reminder that we will have a HSL lab meeting by Zoom Wednesday September 9, 2020 at 9a.

** NOTE ** This is an hour earlier that last month's meeting time. If you need the Zoom link, contact Liz.

Thu, 08/06/2020

Hope that everyone has been having a good summer and keeping safe and healthy. The school year is starting in less than a month and there will be an HSL meeting by Zoom on Wednesday August 26 at 10a to let us reconnect.

If you didn't get the Zoom information, please contact Liz at...

Thu, 07/30/2020

MOXIE (Mars OXygen In situ resource utilization Experiment) is on its way to Mars following the successful launch of the Mars 2020 Rover, Perserverance, this morning. The landing...

Thu, 05/28/2020

Congratulations to our HSL graduates for 2020! Keep in touch and let us know where you go next!

Shea Lombardo (SM)

Julia Milton (SM)

Rachel Price (SM)

Jeremy Stroming (SM)

Jess Todd (SM)


Fri, 04/24/2020

Congratulations to HSL graduate student Morgan Blevins who received a Graduate Research Fellowship Program award from the National Science Foundation as well as a Draper Fellowship, which she will be accepting!

Well done!

Sat, 04/18/2020

A research project from the HSL Lab examining how the general population responds to isolation has started.  Learn more here: http://hsl.mit.edu/covid19survey

Mon, 03/30/2020

The HSL Sherry Award is given every year to the HSL member who exemplifies the Sherry Modestino's spirit of controbuting to the work and spirit of the lab. Sady, Sherry pass away earlier this year, but you can read a short memorial to her at thiis link:...

Thu, 03/19/2020

HSL and MIT are currently operating remotely due to the COVID-19 outbreak. There are several resources available to keep track of events happening at MIT and around the world.

For MIT updates, please use this link: https://covid19.mit.edu/


Fri, 02/14/2020

The Mars 2020 Rover: an overview of the mission and a description of the Jezero Crater landing site

Speaker:  Eric Hinterman, HSL PhD candidate

Abstract: The Mars 2020 rover is launching to Mars in July, 2020 and will land on Mars...