Who will get to Mars first?

Europe and Russia prepare for historic landing on Mars Schiaparelli touchdown would be ESA’s first success on the red planet. Elizabeth Gibney 17 October 2016 Article tools Rights & Permissions ESA/Nature An ESA visualization of Schiaparelli landing on Mars Almost three weeks after it crash-landed the Rosetta orbiter on a comet, the European Space Agency […]

Who want to go to Mars?

MDRS Crew 177 – Final Mission Report The following is the final summary report of Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) Crew 177 (Lone Star Highlanders). A full review of this year’s activities at MDRS will be presented at the 20th Annual International Mars Society Convention, scheduled for September 7-10, 2017 at University of California Irvine. […]

Getting Ready for Ocular Health on Mars

Prospective Observational Study of Ocular Health in ISS Crews (Ocular Health) – 11.22.16 Overview | Description | Applications | Operations | Results | Publications | ImageryISS Science for Everyone STEAM++ Comments:  Students at the Barboza Space Station are working on experiments dealing with visual figure ground studies for Jr. astronauts, engineers and scientists.   Visit: http://www.BarbozaSpaceCenter.com and http://www.KidsTalkRadioScience.com Science Objectives for Everyone Crew members’ bodies change in […]

First Robotics Competition in Long Beach, California

The Boeing Company/Neighborhood Group/Polytechnic  & Sato Academy Math & Science (Nickname: Momentum No. 4999) Long Beach, California FIRST ROBOTICS COMPETITION STEAMWORKS 2017 LOS ANGELES REGIONAL Since receiving their robot kits and parts teams have been gearing up for this exciting event.  We arrived on the campus of California State University on the events move in […]

Computational Thinking: In Canada

Computational Thinking in a STEM classroom by Jason McKenna | Mar 9, 2017 | Computer Science, Innovators Blog | 0 comments Building and fostering computational thinking skills is a major priority within the Robomatter curriculum. Computational thinking is a problem-solving process more akin to the scientific method than to education catch phrases like active processing, critical thinking, and resourcefulness that can be found in […]

Bringing Satellites Closer to Earth

How low can you go? New project to bring satellites nearer to Earth by Staff Writers Manchester, UK (SPX) Mar 07, 2017 File image. The University of Manchester is leading a multi-million pound project to develop satellites which will orbit much closer to the Earth – making them smaller, cheaper, helping to dodge space debris […]