International Mars Art Contest for Students

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 […]

How do we design gardens for Mars?

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 […]

Farewell to NASA’s General Bolden

 Farewell to NASA’s General Bolden:   Kids Talk Radio Space Science News In 1964, a high school junior dreams of attending the US Naval Academy in Annapolis Maryland but he faces some major obstacles.   He is African American in ‘Jim Crow’ South Carolina and he has no political sponsors. Undaunted, he writes to President Johnson asking for […]

National Geographic’s Mars

I had the pleasure of meeting author Robert Zubrin at the Mars Convention in Washington, DC this summer.  He is the current president of the Mars Society.  We are all excited to see the new “National Geographic’s Mars “documentary for television. We have been involved in the designing of Martin habitats for the past three […]