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Recipe Contest: Campfire Hash

Sian and Kate wok their way through some campfire hash submitted to the HI-SEAS recipe contest by Jessica McPeake. Jessica is a San Francisco-based tech executive,


Proposed 2020 Mars Rover Science Goals

A team of scientists and engineers gives proposals for NASA’s 2020 Mars rover mission. Source of Video: NASA JPL News Videos

July 12, 2013 Mars, Roving Mars

Kate’s Latest Discover Magazine Field Notes 7/11

Space Laundry, and the Quest for Odor-Free Underwear This is the eleventh in a series of reports from the HI-SEAS simulated Mars mission for Discover

July 12, 2013 Uncategorized

Free Verse Poem: Space

Free verse is a form of poetry without rules of form, rhythm, meter, of rhyme. Here is my free verse poem about space. What do

July 10, 2013 Uncategorized

Recipe Contest: Bean Soup with Herb Biscuits

Sian and Angelo get together to make a tasty bean soup. They then bring in Yajaira to finish the dish with delicious herb biscuits. This

July 10, 2013 Meals for Mars

Selecting a landing site on Mars

Curious about how NASA chooses a landing site? Watch this video to learn about the landing sites considered  for the Curiosity rover. For more on the

July 09, 2013 Mars, Roving Mars

The Challenges of Getting to Mars: The Cruise to Mars

Preparing to launch to Mars is a complex process. In this first video learn how NASA scientist and engineers got ready to launch Curiosity to

July 06, 2013 Mars, Roving Mars

Recipe Contest: Blueberry Lemon Pancakes and No-Crust Quiche Muffins

Sian teams up with both Oleg and Yajaira to make a breakfast feast of lemon blueberry cornmeal pancakes and no-crust quiche muffins. Both recipes submitted to

July 05, 2013 Meals for Mars

HI-SEAS Slideshow

Checkout Simon’s slideshow on the HI-SEAS mission. He created this for the University of Calgary. They are having an event featuring Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield.

July 04, 2013 HI-SEAS Mission 1, Videos

Curiosity’s Cameras

Curiosity is at Point Lake on Mars and will snap pictures to send home. Find out more about the rover’s 17 cameras, including why some

July 04, 2013 Mars, Roving Mars