Chemistry on Mars

Advance Placement Chemistry Training for Junior Astronauts working at the Barboza Space Center  Feature StoryTyler Irving Just over a year ago, the biggest Mars space exploration vehicle, or rover, yet built was gently lowered from a rocket-powered ‘sky crane’ onto the surface of the red planet. Known to the public as Curiosity, the rover’s proper name […]

Make Water On the Moon

Earth’s Moon Feb. 20, 2019 NASA Scientists Show How Ingredients for Water Could Be Made on Surface of Moon, a ‘Chemical Factory’ When a stream of charged particles known as the solar wind careens onto the Moon’s surface at 450 kilometers per second (or nearly 1 million miles per hour), they enrich the Moon’s surface […]