Plastic Invades Earth: Santa Luzia Island, Cabo Verde

The Barboza Space Center looks at Santa Luzia Island as Mars on Earth.  We are getting ready to explore a variety of science experiment prototypes to simulate a journey to Mars.  Our team was sad to hear about the following news report.  We invite you to share your comments.  E-mail:   Bob Barboza. DECEMBER […]

Who is Charles Bolden?

Decorated Nasa astronaut Charles Bolden is impressed by the UAE’s space programme. Chris Whiteoak / The National April 24, 1990. Space Shuttle Discovery blasts off from Kennedy Space Centre in Florida. On board is the Hubble telescope, a project of vital significance that will broaden our understanding of space. The pilot of the mission was Nasa astronaut Charles […]

Design A Colony on Mars

Sign up for the Mars Society’s Mars Colony Prize The Mars Society is holding a special contest called The Mars Colony Prize for designing the best plan for a Mars colony of 1000 people. There will be a prize of $10,000 for first place, $5,000 for second and $2500 for third. In addition, the best […]

We can we find more engineering students?

How do I get kids excited about engineering?  The Barboza Space Center is on tour helping to get kids excited about STEAM++ (science, technology, engineering, visual and performing arts, mathematics, computer languages, and foreign languages.). You can follow our work at and  We are currently looking for student writers for The U.S. […]