Using Arduino to Control Two Eyeballs

After reviewing and scouring the internet like most hackers I decided what I wanted wasn’t documented well. So I set out to not only do the project for myself but to also try and get some sort of documentation. For this project you will need: Electronics side: 1 – Arduino board 1 – Breadboard (anysize) […]

Mars Desert Research Station: Crew 177 Report

MDRS Crew 177 – Final Mission Report The following is the final summary report of Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) Crew 177 (Lone Star Highlanders). A full review of this year’s activities at MDRS will be presented at the 20th Annual International Mars Society Convention, scheduled for September 7-10, 2017 at University of California Irvine. […]

Teensy XBee Adapter Hookup Guide

Barboza Space Center Junior astronauts and scientists are getting ready for the summer Occupy Mars Learning Adventure Projects.   They are building new science centers for Mars. Teensy XBee Adapter Hookup Guide Contributors: MTaylor Introduction The Teensy is a great way to get more computing power than an Arduino, and in less space. When a […]

Reusable Rockets in the News

Lynne Zielinski Media@nss.org 202.429.1600 http://www.nss.org PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE National Space Society Hails a New Age of Reusable Rockets (Washington DC, April 3, 2017) The National Space Society (NSS) declares that in consideration of the achievements by SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Boeing over the past few years, it is now obvious that a revolution […]

Moving Your Robots On Mars

The Occupy Mars Learning Adventures Team is working on a robot colony for a simulated Mars science company.  They are both “Follows” and “Interns” working at the Barboza Space Center.  We hope this article from Gordon McComb will help to inspire you. SERVO MAGAZINE: WAYS TO MOVE YOUR ROBOT By Gordon McComb    View In […]

Make a Solar Oven for the Occupy Mars Program

How to Make a Solar Oven By Beth Touchette There are lots of great reasons to learn how to make a solar oven! Maybe you’re going camping. Maybe you’re interested in learning about different ways to concentrate the sun’s energy. Maybe you’re interested in methods of cooking that don’t add greenhouse gasses to the atmosphere. […]

Ocular Health for a Mission to Mars

Prospective Observational Study of Ocular Health in ISS Crews (Ocular Health) – 11.22.16 Overview | Description | Applications | Operations | Results | Publications | ImageryISS Science for Everyone STEAM++ Comments:  Students at the Barboza Space Station are working on experiments dealing with visual figure ground studies for Jr. astronauts, engineers and scientists.   Visit: […]