Category Archives: Outreach

Water Filtration Outreach Project

We worked with some kids in Nevada on a water filtration project, to try and clean up our used dishwater so it can be used again. They sent us a video of one of their solutions that worked for them, … Continue reading

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Water Recycling on Mars

We started up 6 major outreach projects with a number of schools in the Clark County School District in Nevada, as you recall, and one of them was a water recycling project. I think that was the one with the … Continue reading

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Staying Fit on Mars

One of the surprising highlights of the mission has been our group workouts. I was really worried about losing my fitness while here – we have a treadmill, but it’s really noisy, and I feel awkward about using it when … Continue reading

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AstroNuts Outreach

We had some questions from the AstroNuts Kids Space Club in Toronto, and made this video to answer their questions. We talk about what research we’re doing, Martian gravity, food, what we do all day, and how we were selected … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is…..

…. Blastoff McRocketboots! Runners up were Marvin and Rover. So congratulations to Heather Stoneham’s kindergarten class for coming up with this entry. I must say, this was a tough contest. So many good options! I may have to start naming … Continue reading

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Final Days of the Fish Naming Contest!

We’re going to start wrapping up the contest. We’re going to give it until next Friday (Feb 6), and then we’ll tally up the votes and have a winner. Below is┬áthe short-list of names we like, and and their contributors. … Continue reading

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School Projects!

Hi all! We’ve all been chipping in over the past few days to create some projects for school kids in Nevada. Six projects we proposed were picked up by schools there, and we made some introductory videos for them to … Continue reading

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