Humans and Space Science

September 2018: Space Are we alone in the universe?   One of the interesting things about being human at present is watching our knowledge of the universe increase. Struggling to understand things that are much bigger than ourselves is something that many people do. There are many ways we can study space, with both Earth-based […]

Extraterrestrial Project-Based STEAM++ Learning

Extraterrestrial:  Barboza Space Center Project-Based learning The search for extrasolar planets (image: Keplertelescope) Listening for extraterrestrial signals indicating intelligence (image: Allen array) Robotic exploration of the Solar System (image: Curiosity rover on Mars) Extraterrestrial life, also called alien life (or, if it is a sentient or relatively complex individual, an “extraterrestrial” or “alien”), is life […]

The Science in Artificial Intelligence

Training students at the Barboza Space Center in the area of artificial Intelligence.  Welcome to our reading list. Artificial intelligence (AI), sometimes called machine intelligence, is intelligence demonstrated by machines, in contrast to the natural intelligence displayed by humans and other animals. In computer science AI research is defined as the study of “intelligent agents“: […]

Who wants to be an astronaut?

AUGUST 04, 2018 NASA ASTRONAUTS FLYING ABOARD CREW DRAGON SHARE ON GOOGLE+SHARE ON TWITTER On Friday, August 3, 2018, NASA announced the first four astronauts who will launch aboard Crew Dragon (also known as Dragon 2) to the International Space Station as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, which will return human spaceflight capability to […]

Who wants to create Mars Clocks this summer?

What is a Mars Clock?  It is a hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) project to get kids excited about space mathematics.  Bob Barboza is the founder/director of the Barboza Space Center in Long Beach, California.  He trains Jr. astronauts, engineers and scientists for the “Occupy Mars Learning Adventures  International Fellowship Programs.”  His passion […]