Ada Ride #1, #2, & #3

Here’s a comic about Ada Ride who is traveling to Mars! Join in her journey to the red planet – what could possibly go wrong!? Here’s the first three Ada Ride comics written by Tess Julia Hatch and drawn by Josh Busch.  

Chris Cunningham Interview

Chris Cunningham is a Ph.D. student in robotics at Carnegie Mellon University. Here’s our interview with Chris. Question: If we put robots into space would they need a spacesuit? CC: Humans need space suits primarily because they can’t breathe and because our bodies can’t survive for long in the cold vacuum of space. Robots don’t […]

Michael Zeilnhofer Interview #2

Michael Zeilnhofer is a graduate student in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Northern Arizona University. Here’s our 2nd interview with Michael. Question: Will it be possible for colonists on Mars to grow crops in the Martian soil? MZ:  It would be difficult to grow crops in Martian soil, currently. The soil is different […]

Jarred A. Young Interview

Jarred A. Young is a graduate student at the University of Maryland Space Power and Propulsion Lab. Here’s our interview with Jarred. Question: What is a generation ship? JA: A “generation ship” is usually a spacecraft that is destined for a journey longer than the lifetime of the crew. As a result, the crew’s children […]

Samuel Navarro Interview

Samuel Navarro is a graduate student at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. Here’s our interview with Samuel. Question: What’s the coolest thing you’ve found out about any planet? SN: That’s a difficult one, but may be the thing that most amazes me is that out there exist billions planets, many of them very strange, […]