Mission to Mars: Full-time summer program runs thanks to grant


Zachary Laux

Gus works on his model rocket for “Mission to Mars,” a full-time summer program at the Big Brothers Big Sisters HUB in Saratoga.

Students with Big Brothers Big Sisters are tinkering with model rockets, planting in a hydroponic garden and plotting the trajectory to the fourth planet in our solar system.

They are on a mission to Mars, a feat that would not be possible if it weren’t for a Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) grant.

The HUB in Saratoga has secured enough money from the Wyoming Department of Education through a STEM grant, a grant offered to promote the learning experience of science, technology, engineering and math to keep the HUB facility open full-time.

The HUB secured funding after presenting a...

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