International Art Contest: Russia

Mars Society to Hold Int’l Student Mars Art Contest Two Weeks Remaining until Submission Deadline (May 31) The Mars Society is sponsoring a Student Mars Art (SMArt) Contest, inviting youth from around the world to depict the human future on the planet Mars. Young artists from grades 4 through 12 are invited to submit up […]

Summer Space Science Fellowship Programs in the USA: Occupy Mars Project

2017 Barboza Space Center Fellowship Program The Barboza Space Center was founded under the belief that students need hands on experience in the areas of STEAM++ (science, technology, engineering, visual and performing arts, mathematics, computer languages and foreign languages).  Today, The Barboza Space Center is actively developing the technologies to prototype satellites, robots and Martian […]

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 […]

Learning About the Education Programs in Russia

Education in Russia is provided predominantly by the state and is regulated by the Ministry of Education and Science. Regional authorities regulate education within their jurisdictions within the prevailing framework of federal laws. Russia’s expenditure on education has grown from 2.7% of the GDP in 2005 to 3.8% in 2013, but remains below the OECD […]

When can we have a Mars mission in Russia?

Crew 175 – End of Mission Summary Crew 175, the MDRS Supaero Crew is composed of six students and one young graduate from ISAE-Supaero, a leading French Aerospace Engineering school in France. Arthur Lillo and Louis Maller, former Crew 164 members gathered a team of people with complementary skills among the students of the school, […]

Getting Robots Ready for Mars

The most competitive Critical Design Review in University Rover Challenge (URC) history has concluded with 36 student teams from seven countries being selected to compete June 1-3 at the Mars Society’s Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) in southern Utah. A record 82 teams from 13 countries began the year trying to design and build the world’s best astronaut-assisting Mars rover. […]