Korean Student Tiger Teams Explore Growing Food on Mars

Farming on Mars: NASA Ponders Food Supply for 2030s Mission By Clara Moskowitz, SPACE.com Assistant Managing Editor Future astronauts may grow some of their meals inside greenhouses, such as this Martian growth chamber, where fruits and vegetables could be grown hydroponically, without soil. Credit: Pat Rawlings/NASA WASHINGTON —The first humans to live on Mars might […]

Summer Space Science Fellowship Program in the USA

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 […]

South Korean Astronaut

South Korea’s Only Astronaut Retires Yi So-yeon, the first astronaut of Korea, has announced she will retire in August. By Tae-jun Kang June 27, 2014           South Korea’s first and only astronaut, Yi So-yeon, has announced she will step down from the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) in August, raising concerns […]

International Art Contest: Students Needed

Mars Society to Hold Int’l Student Mars Art Contest The Mars Society announced today that it 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 to three works of art […]

Teaching Through Gardening

Teaching and Learning Garden puts down roots in the community  December 22, 2016  Cheryl Toomey This year, students in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) have been able to get their hands dirty while putting down roots in the community – literally! The UTC Teaching & Learning Garden began this past spring, taking students out […]

Who wants to go to Mars?

NASA is now hiring astronauts for trips to space and Mars that would blast them with radiation, but Crave’s Eric Mack learns that some corners of the world already get a similar treatment.     Why the best Mars colonists could come from places like Iran and Brazil by Eric Mack @ericcmack Mars colonists will […]