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Uwingu Partners with Explore Mars on Time Capsule To Mars Initiative

Student-led project to carry first crowdsourced Mars map in upcoming time capsule mission Uwingu, a company helping people personally connect with space exploration and astronomy, today announced a partnership with Explore Mars Inc.’s initiative called Time Capsule To Mars (TC2M), a non-profit student-led project dedicated to sending a physical time capsule to Mars. As a […]

Uwingu Awards Graduate Student Grants for Travel to Research Conferences

Funds to Further Planetary Exploration, Research and Education Uwingu, a company helping people personally connect with space exploration and astronomy, today announced the award of travel grants to planetary science PhD students from both the United States and overseas to present their research at scientific conferences. Eleven winning students were selected from a field of […]

Celebrate new graduates in your life with Uwingu!

Whether your favorite student is graduating from kindergarten, high school, trade school, or college, help commemorate this milestone by naming a crater for them or their school in celebration of the accomplishment. Each named crater generates a beautiful naming certificate in honor of the graduate. Prices range from $5 to $5,000 depending on crater size. […]

Uwingu Hall of Fame

In the past 75 days we’ve been overwhelmed by ALL of the support for Uwingu, especially the generosity of our first “Hall of Fame” group listed below. These Uwingu fans are among our top 50 purchasers. They represent the most generous, active and enthusiastic customers. They’ve returned to the site frequently to name craters for […]

Some Cool New Website Features!

Hello Uwingu Friends. Our website tech team has been working to provide new capabilities that many of you requested. Now we want to share three of those with everyone. Find All Your Own Craters 1. Go to www.uwingu.com 2. Log in to your account 3. Navigate to the Mars page, then click the “Find My […]

Watch Uwingu Onstage at Humans to Mars Summit 2014

Last month, Uwingu founder and CEO Alan Stern was invited to speak at the international 2014 Humans to Mars (H2M) Summit organized by Explore Mars in Washington, DC. Dr. Stern presented a 15-minute presentation on Uwingu’s goals and objectives, and our progress to date, and followed this with answers to questions from the H2M audience. […]

Uwingu Launches Its First Call for Grant Applications

Resulting Grants Will Fund Planetary Science Graduate Student Travel to Report Research Results at Scientific Meetings During This Time of Budget Cuts Space startup Uwingu announced today that it is soliciting applications from planetary science graduate students to support their travel to report research results at scientific meetings in 2014 and early 2015. Applications are […]