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Largest Unnamed Mars Crater Named: Eberswalde UWINGU

Last month, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first mission to Mars, NASA’s Mariner 4, launched in late 1964, we teamed up with eBay to auction the naming rights to the largest unnamed crater on the Uwingu Mars map. The crater is at Latitude: -25.1° N, Longitude: 327.27° E This map is the official Mars map of the […]

Uwingu’s Historic 90,000 Messages to Mars Sent to NASA Headquarters, Capitol Hill, and the United Nations

Celebrating 50 Years of Mars Exploration On November 28th, we launched the first private radio transmission to Mars, sending an historic almost 90,000 names, messages, and pictures from people on Earth. Now those same messages, running almost 900 printed pages, have been delivered to the NASA Administrator, key space program appropriators in Congress, and the […]

Free Holiday Gift from Uwingu

At Uwingu, we truly appreciate your help naming Mars craters and spreading the word about our goal of creating a new way to fund grants for space research, exploration and education. As a token of our thanks we are going to be sharing a special $10 gift coupon to ALL of our email newsletter subscribers—all […]

Uwingu Announces Holiday Gifts—From Mars!

Christmas, Chanukah, and Seasons Greetings Options Debuting for the Holidays 2014 Uwingu announced today the launch of special Mars crater naming certificates commemorating Christmas, Chanukah, and Seasons Greetings, creating a truly novel, ‘out of this world,’ gifting opportunity for the Holidays in 2014. “Know someone who has everything? Having problems thinking of new gift ideas? […]

Uwingu to Beam almost 90,000 Messages to Mars on Friday

Celebrates 50 Years of Mars Exploration; the Messages will Travel at the Speed of Light Uwingu will launch a radio transmission to Mars on Friday, November 28th, sending almost 90,000 names, messages, and pictures from people on Earth. This is the first time messages from people on Earth have been transmitted to Mars by radio. […]

Holiday Gift Ideas

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 […]

Red And Rover Howl at Mars

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 […]