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Uwingu Launches Its First Call for Grant Applications

Resulting Grants Will Fund Planetary Science Graduate Student Travel to Report Research Results at Scientific Meetings During This Time of Budget Cuts Space startup Uwingu announced today that it is soliciting applications from planetary science graduate students to support their travel to report research results at scientific meetings in 2014 and early 2015. Applications are […]

Uwingu Sponsors Explore Mars and 2014 Humans to Mars (H2M) Summit in Washington, DC

Grant Developed from Uwingu’s New Mars Map Crater Naming Project  Space project funding company Uwingu announced today a sponsorship of the 2014 Humans to Mars Summit (H2M) organized by Explore Mars. This sponsorship comes from funds raised from the public naming of craters on Uwingu’s new Mars map at www.uwingu.com. Uwingu has previously made grants […]

Uwingu Mars Mapping Project Announces Grant to University Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS)

Grant Developed from Uwingu’s New Mars Map Crater Naming Project, Students Encourage Participation Space startup Uwingu announced today a grant to the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space chapter at the University of Colorado (CUSEDS). Uwingu’s grant to CUSEDS comes from funds raised from the public naming craters on Uwingu’s new Mars map […]

Uwingu’s Mars Map Posting Strong Growth

Uwingu’s Internet-Based Mars Crater Mapping Project Is Popular Worldwide Space startup Uwingu announced today that its Mars Crater Mapping project at www.uwingu.com is performing well and has experienced strong growth during its first 10 days on the market. The project offers the public to the opportunity to name craters on Uwingu’s new map of Mars. […]

Uwingu Mars Mapping Project Announces Grant to Astronomers Without Borders

Grant Developed from Uwingu’s New Mars Mapping Project, Astronomers Without Borders Encourages Participation in Uwingu’s Mars Mapping Project Space startup Uwingu announced today a grant to Astronomers Without Borders (AWB), a global community of astronomy enthusiasts, educators, and others around the world interested in astronomy and the sky. Uwingu’s grant to AWB comes from funds […]

Private Mars One Space Mission To Use Uwingu Mars Maps

Private Mars One Space Mission To Use Uwingu Mars Maps, Will Also Carry The Map to Surface of Mars People Around the World Invited to Help Generate Uwingu’s Mars Map Uwingu and the pioneering Mars One project announce a landmark partnership: All Mars One missions will carry Uwingu’s Mars Map to Mars, and will use […]

New Adopt-A-Planet Video

In honor of our “Adopt-A-Planet” campaign, we’ve created a little video to explain the process and how it works! This open-ended campaign gives anyone in the public – worldwide – the opportunity to adopt exoplanets in professional astronomical databases via our website. As always, proceeds from the naming and voting will continue to help fuel […]