Missouri S&T team travels to the ‘Mars’ of the USA

The Mars Rover Design Team reveals its new rover inside the Havener Center on Friday, March 3, 2017. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Mars Rover Design Team is one of 36 international teams selected to compete at the University Rover Challenge, where teams showcase potential next-generation planet surveyors.

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Visitors invited to view Jupiter and Mars at S&T Observatory

Mars. Photo courtesy of NASA.

Mars. Photo courtesy of NASA.

The Missouri University of Science and Technology Observatory will open its doors before dawn this weekend for visitors to view the conjunction of Jupiter and Mars through its 16-inch telescope. [Read more…]

S&T design team places 10th in international competition

"Horizon," Missouri S&T's entry in the 2015 University Rover Challenge.

“Horizon,” Missouri S&T’s entry in the 2015 European Rover Challenge.

A team of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology designed a prototype Mars rover that placed 10th out of 40 competitors in the European Rover Challenge (ERC). Missouri S&T’s Mars Rover Design Team was the only U.S. team to compete. [Read more…]

Mars Rover build to be unveiled at Missouri S&T

Mars RoverThe Mars Rover Design Team at Missouri University of Science and Technology will unveil this year’s rover, named Horizon, at a ceremony scheduled for noon Friday, April 17, on the Havener Center lawn.

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Missouri S&T students, recent graduate lead a Mars landing team

Mara-DS_logo4edit 1Two Missouri University of Science and Technology students and one recent graduate are part of a team that has been selected as a finalist to design part of a Mars landing mission in 2018.

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S&T students form Mars Rover Design Team

If all goes well, a rover designed and built by students at Missouri University of Science and Technology will be maneuvering through rocky red terrain in the summer of 2013.

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Missouri S&T physics department to hold Visitors’ Night at the

The Missouri University of Science and Technology physics department is
sponsoring the final Visitors’ Night for the spring 2008 semester at the
Missouri S&T Observatory.

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View the moon, Mars and Saturn at UMR Observatory Friday

The University of Missouri-Rolla physics department will host a Visitors’ Night at UMR’s astronomical observatory at 9 p.m. Friday, April 7. The public is invited to view the moon, Mars and Saturn through the observatory’s 16-inch telescope.

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UMR to host Visitors’ Night at observatory March 3

The University of Missouri-Rolla physics department will host a Visitors’ Night at UMR’s astronomical observatory at 8 p.m. Friday, March 3. The public is invited to view the moon, Mars and Saturn through the observatory’s 16-inch telescope.

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View moon and planets at UMR Observatory

For a good view of features on the moon or a sighting of Saturn’s rings, look no further than the University of Missouri-Rolla Observatory. The observatory will host three Visitors’ Nights during the current semester, including one at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 3.        

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