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?
We are eager to share the first of a series of cartoons headed to Mars as part of our Beam Me to Mars project. Syndicated Cartoonist, Creator of Pearls Before Swine Comic Strip, Author of Timmy Failure book series Stephan Pastis is first in the queue. Check out his strip, then send your OWN message […]
Uwingu also announces it is sending 80,000+ names of Astronomy Magazine subscribers to Mars Space company Uwingu announced today that its Beam Me to Mars project has added a major new and historic capability. Now, in addition to text messages and pictures, people can now beam their voice, their original music, or a friend’s/relative’s voice […]
Numerous Company Logos Being Sent to Mars To Celebrate 50 Years of Mars Exploration Uwingu announced today that a wide variety of space organizations and companies have joined Uwingu’s “Beam Me to Mars” project to transmit their logos to Mars as a part of Uwingu’s global celebration of 50 years of Mars exploration in 2014. The […]
Stars, astronauts, and space personalities radioing their personal messages and pictures to Mars! Over a dozen actors, actresses, astronauts, authors, and space personalities joined Uwingu’s “Beam Me to Mars” project, sending their own messages and pictures to Mars. Celebrities who have already posted messages to be sent to Mars via the “Beam Me to Mars” […]