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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 […]

Uwingu Travel Grant Recipient Spotlight

In April we launched our first call for grant applications. This opportunity was to help award grant funds for planetary science graduate students to use for travel expenses to present their research. In June we reviewed all of the applicants and were thrilled to award 11 students with travel grants. As an update, we want […]

Cartoons to Mars

We are eager to share the first of a series of cartoons headed to Mars as part of our Beam Me to Mars project. Syndicated Cartoonist, Creator of Pearls Before Swine Comic Strip, Author of Timmy Failure book series Stephan Pastis is first in the queue. Check out his strip, then send your OWN message […]

Celebrities Join Uwingu’s “Beam Me to Mars” Project

Stars, astronauts, and space personalities radioing their personal messages and pictures to Mars! Over a dozen actors, actresses, astronauts, authors, and space personalities joined Uwingu’s “Beam Me to Mars” project, sending their own messages and pictures to Mars. Celebrities who have already posted messages to be sent to Mars via the “Beam Me to Mars” […]

Paul Daugherty Helps Uwingu’s Beam Me To Mars Project

Paul Daugherty, an Instructor at The University of Colorado Boulder in the Journalism and Mass Communication Department, has created a unique and compelling video to explain Uwingu’s new project – Beam Me To Mars. In the video, he shares images of Mariner 4′s launch from NASA footage taken 50 years ago on November 28, 1964. After an […]

Uwingu Launches “Beam Me to Mars”

First ever opportunity for the people of Earth to radio personal messages and pictures to Mars! Uwingu announced today the launch of a project allowing anyone, anywhere to be a part of a global “shout out” of messages from the people of Earth to Mars this November 28th. The project, called “Beam Me to Mars,” […]