At Uwingu, we truly appreciate your help naming Mars craters and spreading the word about our goal of creating a new way to fund grants for space research, exploration and education. As a token of our thanks we are going to be sharing a special $10 gift coupon to ALL of our email newsletter subscribers—all […]
eBay bidders auction to name largest unnamed crater on Uwingu’s Mars map, proceeds to benefit the National Space Society, the Mars One project, and more Looking for an out of this world holiday gift opportunity or an incredible marriage proposal or anniversary idea? For the next 10 days, eBay and Uwingu have partnered to give […]
Christmas, Chanukah, and Seasons Greetings Options Debuting for the Holidays 2014 Uwingu announced today the launch of special Mars crater naming certificates commemorating Christmas, Chanukah, and Seasons Greetings, creating a truly novel, ‘out of this world,’ gifting opportunity for the Holidays in 2014. “Know someone who has everything? Having problems thinking of new gift ideas? […]
Celebrates 50 Years of Mars Exploration; the Messages will Travel at the Speed of Light Uwingu will launch a radio transmission to Mars on Friday, November 28th, sending almost 90,000 names, messages, and pictures from people on Earth. This is the first time messages from people on Earth have been transmitted to Mars by radio. […]
Scott MacDonald, a grade level coordinator and Grade 4 teacher at the GEMS American Academy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates named a Uwingu Mars crater with his classroom students. We wanted to share a little about the terrific project and his strategy for getting the kids involved. We asked him a few questions about […]
Last week, our blogger friend, and space and astronomy expert Carolyn Collins Petersen wrote a great list “Gift Ideas for Astronomy Lovers.” In it she mentioned the opportunity to name a crater on the Uwingu Mars map—thanks Carolyn! We are gearing up for the holidays with special crater naming certificates! And on that topic, we […]
Our third comic strip is headed to Mars; Red and Rover by Brian Basset. Follow the adventures of 10-year-old Red, a boy who dreams of one day going into space with his dog and best friend, Rover, a chaser of squirrels, canine garbage disposal, protector and guardian angel dog. Red and Rover are the original […]
We have another cartoon headed to Mars! John Hambrock, creator of the syndicated comic strip The Brilliant Mind of Edison Lee just released his strip last week. Take a look! Be sure to get your message queued up ASAP. Doors close November 5th!
In April we launched our first call for grant applications. This opportunity was to help award grant funds for planetary science graduate students to use for travel expenses to present their research. In June we reviewed all of the applicants and were thrilled to award 11 students with travel grants. As an update, we want […]
Infographic: Details about the upcoming Uwingu Beam Me To Mars project. What will YOU beam to Mars?