Robbie and the Rock from Mars

IMG_4105Robbie Huntington, future space explorer, touching a chunk of a Martian meteorite at a recent visit to the St. Louis Science Center. Robbie has touched two pieces of Apollo Moon rocks at visits to other space and aviation museums, including NASA’s US Space & Rocket Center/Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama. Photo by Michael Huntington – Winter, 2016.

IMG_4106Robbie operating the controls of a Martian Rover simulator during our Science Center visit. He picked up the controls with no explanation and executed flawless movements of the rover and it’s cameras. Robbie (5), and his brother Sammie (3), are both avid videogamers that learn gameplay quickly. Photo by Michael Huntington – Winter, 2016.

IMG_4117Robbie standing with a NASA Martian Rover at the Science Center. Maybe one day he will stand next to one that has actually roved Mars? On Mars? Photo by Michael Huntington – Winter, 2016.