How would lightning work on Mars?

How Lightning is Created The conditions needed to produce lightning have been known for some time. However, exactly how lightning forms has never been verified so there is room for debate.Leading theories focus around separation of electric charge and generation of an electric field within a thunderstorm. Recent studies also indicate that ice, hail, and […]

Students in the USA Study Mars from New Mexico

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 […]

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 […]