Designing video games on Mars

NASA, the United States’ space agency, sponsors games, activities, and television programming to help children learn about space science.

Using striking images of Mars taken from the Hubble Space Telescope, scientists from Cornell University and the Space Science Institute developed educational games and hands-on exhibits. The goal – help children discover and understand the science behind Mars exploration.

Edu, Inc. advised the team on developing video games. Edu, Inc. user-tested prototype games with kids, and evaluated interactive exhibits.