TWT S1 E6: Mars, Space Travel and Veggies

TWT Show Stories Mars Missions 4

So far on TWT, George and Tamara have spent a lot of time researching ideas for The Park of the Future, and now it’s time to planet. In this episode, George and Tamara journey to NASA to learn about the history of space travel, Mars colonization projects like space veggies, and scholarships funding upcoming innovators. […]

Rollin’ Along with Rollin’ Justin

Rollin Justin posing

If–maybe when–humans finally begin to build colonies on Mars, there’s going to be a slight problem. Obviously, the red planet is empty and devoid of any settlements, and the first inhabitants will need someplace to stay. This only begs the question: who’s going to build it? One possible answer? A six-foot-tall robot named Justin. Also […]

The Opportunity Rover

A rover on Mars

The Opportunity rover may have no more chances. On June 8th, NASA confirmed that Opportunity would be entering sleep mode as a massive dust storm overtook part of Mars. Bill Nelson, chief of the Opportunity mission’s engineering team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, told Mashable that they aren’t hearing from the bot and that “it’s […]

Robot Bees… On Mars?

Mars floating in space.

You’ve no doubt heard about the crisis facing bees. The bee population is dwindling, and without bees, vegetation would struggle to grow- leaving us all in trouble. While efforts have been made to protect these insects, NASA has an extremely different idea. Robotic bees… on Mars. Announced on March 30th, NASA plans to replace traditional […]