Aquaponics refers to a food production system that couples aquaculture (raising aquatic animals such as fish, crayfish, snails or prawns in tanks) with hydroponics (cultivating plants in water) whereby the nutrient rich aquaculture water is fed to hydroponic grown plant, involving nitrifying bacteria for converting ammonia into nitrates. As existing hydroponic and aquaculture farming techniques […]
Our student Tiger Teams our exploring new planets.
What is Astrosociology? by, Jim Pass Definition of the Field Astrosociology is a relatively new field defined as the study of astrosocial phenomena (i.e., the social, cultural, and behavioral patterns related to outer space). The field originally began as a sociological perspective almost exclusively for a very short time. Almost immediately, however, it became clear that […]
Mar 31, 2021 The Barboza Space Center is working with junior astronauts in training. We are exploring the science and math involved in flying helicopters on Mars. We welcome your comments below. NASA Aeronautics on Mars (and Earth) NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover successfully landed on the Red Planet on Feb. 18. The probe is carrying […]
Seeds on Mars Growing plants on the surface of the Moon and MarsResearchers tested the growth of 10 different common food crops in simulated regolith, a rocky substance lacking organic material found on the surface of Mars and the Moon. Posted on October 5, 2020 by Jéssica Carneiro Oliveira The reality of being able to live and settle […]
High School Student Tiger Teams Tackle Real-Life Challenges of Martian Living By Bob Barboza, Founder/Director, Barboza Space Center, President of Super School Design Center Corporation Writing a proposal for the XQ Super School Project in 2016 gave rise to a new endeavor—the Super School Design Center, founded in August of 2016. Its purpose is to […]
My astrosociologist has suggested that I grow flowers on Mars.
SCIENCE The Colonization of Mars Getting Students Ready to Colonize Mars (The First School on Mars). You can think of me as the first superintendent of schools on Mars. My mission is to get the students, parents, teachers, principals, and support staff ready for the new bold adventure. I want to share the article below […]