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 […]

What is a Marspedia?

Mars Society Partners with Marspedia Project to Help Build Mars Online Encyclopedia Kids Talk Radio Science wants to help with this project.  We are located at the Barboza Space Center. The Mars Society is pleased to announce that it has joined the online Marspedia project started by two other space advocacy groups – The Mars […]

Can Russian Students Work With USA Students?

Get Involved in Mars Society “Red Eagle” Student Contest to Design Mars Lander Students and from the Barboza Space Center will support other teams that want to try for this new international competition.  Write your letter for possible collaboration and send it to Barboza Space Center (Suprschool@aol.com.  Attention Bob Barboza. What do I need to […]