Archive / News and Updates

RSS feed for this section

Uwingu Awards Final Three Grants

Between February 26, 2014 and May 15, 2017 people all around the world helped name craters on Uwingu’s Mars map. We hope that those features that the public named will become landmarks to future Mars explorers. Half of each purchase went into the Uwingu Fund to help provide grants for education, exploration and research. We […]


Uwingu Delivers Mars Crater Database to Mars One

Between February 26, 2014 and May 15, 2017 people all around the world helped name craters on Uwingu’s Mars map. We hope that the features the public named will become landmarks to future explorers. We have now compiled the entire database and map, with nearly 28,000 crater names, submitted by people from 104 different countries […]


It’s a wrap! Final Uwingu Stats

Dear Uwingu Friends & Fans, A few weeks ago we sent an email alert that we were wrapping up our Public Participation Mars Crater Naming project. Those doors are closed now, and we are not accepting any additional names or purchases. Planet naming and voting have now closed as well. We are overwhelmed at all […]


Uwingu Announces 2017 Mars Valentine’s Day Gifting

Show a special someone a whole new world for Valentine’s Day! Space and astronomy public engagement company Uwingu announced today a very special way for anyone to celebrate Valentine’s Day 2017—by naming a crater on the world’s only citizen’s Mars map for a special Valentine’s someone. Prices start at $10, with half of each purchase […]

Gift the Universe! Uwingu Announces Holiday Gifts

Space-Themed Christmas, Chanukah, and Seasons Greetings Holiday Gifts for 2016 Boulder, Colorado Space company Uwingu launched its 2016 holiday season promotion today, allowing customers to name craters on the Uwingu Mars map and create personalized Uwingu Mars crater naming certificates as gifts for Christmas, Chanukah, or as a nondenominational Seasons Greetings. These and other unique […]


Uwingu Makes a Grant to the Space Foundation

Space company Uwingu announced today a grant it has awarded a grant to support the Space Foundation. The Space Foundation is a leading source of space education in the United States. This grant, like others Uwingu has given, comes from funds raised from Uwingu activities like public naming of craters on Uwingu’s Mars map sales […]


Uwingu Announces 2016 Valentine’s Day Space Gift Ideas

Make A Special Impact on Your Loved Ones at Valentine’s Day! Today space public engagement company Uwingu announced three space themed ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day: Name a crater on Mars for family, friends, or loved ones on our Mars map! Each crater named receives a special Valentine’s Day certificate. Name an exoplanet around another […]

Uwingu Daily Space Explorer Bulk Subscriptions

Uwingu Announces Bulk Sales Discounts for Space Picture of the Day Service

High Def Space and Astronomy Image Subscriptions Now Sold With Bulk Purchase Discounts to Companies, Clubs, and Schools We just announced a new bulk sales opportunity for our new “Uwingu Daily Space Explorer”—an inspiring and beautiful space exploration daily image delivery subscription. Bulk sales of Daily Space Explorer are deeply discounted. This offers clubs, companies, […]