Watching an eclipse from Canada

How is the sun completely blocked in an eclipse? In this picture of a solar eclipse, the moon is beginning to move from in front of the sun. Credit: NASA During a total solar eclipse, the moon passes between Earth and the sun. This completely blocks out the sun’s light. However, the moon is about […]

US High School Students Study Science About Mars

High school students are prototyping Mars rovers to simulate the six science discovery made by the Curiosity Mars Rover.  Students are trained to work on simulated “Tiger Teams” to support NASA.  www.BarbozaSpaceCenter.com Curiosity Rover Results: First Curiosity Drilling Sample in the Scoop #1 A Suitable Home for Life: The Curiosity rover finds that ancient Mars […]

Training for Mars

June 21, 2017 Astronaut Requirements During their careers, the next generation of astronauts may fly on any of four different U.S. spacecraft: the International Space Station, two NASA Commercial Crew Program spacecraft currently in development by U.S. companies, and NASA’s Orion deep-space exploration vehicle. What does it take to be an astronaut? In 2016, NASA […]

Studying About Mars from North America

El Morro National Monument Barboza Space Center News:   We have just returned from our summer New Mexico geology field trip. We are always looking to compare and contract Earth and Mars. We invite you to visit our most recent photo essay below.   In addition, we are paving the way for our 2018 Barboza […]

Snake Bites: What can we learn from Canada?

Reason snakes bites are currently on the rise in these US states Teacher Training Notice:  The Occupy Mars Learning Adventures Team will receive emergency training for dealing with snake bites.  “We have to be ready for all situations when working on our space geology teams.” Said team leader, Bob Barboza.   We are going to […]