Barboza Space Center

2017 NASA Astronaut Candidates

NASA's 2017 astronaut candidates stop to take a group photo while getting fitted for flight suits at Ellington Field near NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

After receiving a record-breaking number of applications to join an exciting future of space exploration, NASA has selected its largest astronaut class since 2000. Rising to the top of more than 18,300 applicants, NASA chose these 12 women and men as the agency’s new astronaut candidates. Pictured are, front row, left to right, Zena Cardman, Jasmin Moghbeli, Robb Kulin, Jessica Watkins, Loral O'Hara; back row, left to right, Jonny Kim, Frank Rubio, Matthew Dominick, Warren Hoburg, Kayla Barron, Bob Hines, and Raja Chari.

Image Credit: NASA

Barboza Space Center High School  Astronaut Support Tiger Teams

Our CAMS (California Academy of Mathematics and Science Tiger Team) received a fellowship to participate in our Occupy Mars Learning Adventures STEAM++ Summer Training Program.   We are training Jr. astronauts, engineers and scientists to prototype challenges faced  by NASA, Boeing and Space X.   We are offering innovative ideas that will help future astronauts.

The President of Cabo Verde Talks About A STEAM++ Collaboration with the Long Beach Unified School District and Barboza Space Center

(Right to Left) . Bob Barboza, Barboza Space Center, Dr. Fonseca, President Cabo Verde, Dr. Feltion Williams, Long Beach Unified School District's Board of Education.

Educational Technology Leaders Meet At CUE Conference.

(Left to Right) Roger Wager, Board Member CUE Inc., Peter Reynolds, Fable Vision CEO, Bob Barboza, Founder/Director, Barboza Space Center, Paul Reynolds, Founder, Fable Vision.

First Lady of Cabo Verde Ligia Dias Fonseca (center) vists with the City of Long Beach, Long Beach Unified School District and the Barboza Space Center.

Maker Movement in Cabo Verde

First Lady Fonseca presents Bob Barboza with a motorcycle made of  tin cans.  This was made by students with special needs in Cabo Verde.