Category Archives: Contest

Uwingu

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You what goo? Uwingu! It’s another way to participate in the exploration of space! For one of their products, you can name a planet and/or vote on the name.  Then you can donate them a little cash for the privileged … Continue reading

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DIY Health Care via Tricorders

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Have you heard?  We may be close to having ‘Tricorders!’ I first caught wind of it when my friend, Marc Millis, posted some info to Facebook. “The device you’re looking at is called the Scanadu SCOUT and, basically, it’s a … Continue reading

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Contest: Name That Asteroid!

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Yesterday, we learned a little more about The Planetary Society. Did you see the contest? You can actually enter a name for an asteroid! How cool is that? There’s a mission being planned so the folks going to 1999 RQ36 … Continue reading

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Conduct Experiments

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Until we’ve lived there for awhile, we will need to learn practically everything about the new environment we call space, beyond our little blue planet.  One of the best ways to learn things is by experimenting.  We can certainly do … Continue reading

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Enter a Moonbuggy Contest!

From:  Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com NASA has opened up registration for the 20th Annual Great Moonbuggy Race, kick-starting the contest for high school, college and university students from around the world. The two-decade old competition will take place on April … Continue reading

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Enter Kaggle Arena

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Are you a sports fan as well as a spacer?  How about combining the two? Introducing Kaggle.  Their claim? “We’re making data science a sport.™” ~Kaggle Funny name huh?  They seem to have some interesting projects though.  You saw Observing … Continue reading

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Dark Matter Contest

Source:  Space.com Scientists have launched a public competition in an attempt to better understand dark matter, the mysterious stuff thought to make up 83 percent of all matter in the universe (the rest is the “normal” matter that makes up … Continue reading

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Create Works of Art

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Do you paint or sculpt or read or listen to music? Perhaps you are artistic. If you are (and you know it) why not express yourself in spacer theme work? My friend Fred Becker creates music. I’ve heard Fred’s music … Continue reading

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Art, Space, Space Art & Project Hermes

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I have some news for you, and it’s about as fresh as you can get! I’ve been ‘Facebook Friends’ with Robert Brand, who is from Sydney, New South Wales, for a little while now.  He recently had a wonderful idea … Continue reading

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Student Art Contest

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Do you know a talented artist between 3 and 18 years old? Why not help them enter a contest? The Space Foundation has issued an invitation for their 2013 International Art Contest to PreK-12th grade students (or age equivalent outside … Continue reading

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