3D Printers and the Occupy Mars Band

Kids Talk Radio speaks with Laurent Bernadac about using 3D printed violins in the Occupy Mars Band. Innovation at the 2018 NAMM Show   3Dvarius made an impression at last year’s NAMM Show with the introduction of its 3D-printed electric violin. Now the innovative instrument maker is back at the 2018 show with three brand […]

Getting Our Students Ready for A Future on Mars: STEAM++

STEM and STEAM – What’s the Difference? DefinedSTEM, October 9, 2017, Blog, STEM/STEAM FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrintCopy Link By Anne Jolly   You already know what the acronym, STEM, stands for – science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Add an “A” for arts, and the acronym becomes STEAM. At first, including that “A” generated questions and frequent push-back, since […]

What robots should with take to Mars?

Humanoid robots are now used as research tools in several scientific areas.  Bob Barboza wants to train robots to care for astronauts taking the long journey to MARS. Researchers study the human body structure and behavior (biomechanics) to build humanoid robots. On the other side, the attempt to simulate the human body leads to a […]

Russian Classical and Jazz Music Composers Wanted

We are looking to work with Russian musicians, artists and composers.  We are performing jazz, classical and World music for the visual jazz opera, “The Occupy Mars Learning Adventures.”  Contact: Suprschool@aol.com. Who wants to write music for Native American Flutes? The Occupy Mars Band is getting ready to perform original compositions at museums and art […]

Can the Russian build a better space toilet?

“If you are on your way to Mars and your space toilets are broken and cannot be repaired your Mars crew will die.”  Bob Barboza, Jr. Astronaut Training Director A space toilet, or zero gravity toilet, is a toilet that can be used in a weightless environment. In the absence of weight, the collection and […]