Earth observation is a growing business area in the space industry. Many of the constellations being put into orbit focus on Earth, collecting images of…View More Why is it important do give more people access to EO data?
Space tourism is a perennial hope. Someday, more humans than just trained astronauts will hopefully be able to look down on Earth from above. Plans…View More Why does space tourism matter?
The space sector is currently undergoing significant changes, one of which is the advent of “New Space.” The term refers to the emergence of new,…View More How are women represented in New Space leadership?
One exciting prospect in humanity’s engagement with space is in-space manufacturing. Today, it is largely conceptual. There are no factories in space. Many people, however,…View More What excites you about in-space manufacturing?
Microgravity environments offer significant advantages for some kinds of scientific research. But accessing microgravity can be difficult. Traditionally, government-supported projects have dominated the field. This…View More How do you help scientists access microgravity?
To live off-planet, humanity will need to learn to use limited resources efficiently. The technologies we develop to support sustainable habitation are important off-planet. They…View More How do you engineer sustainable human habitation in space?
We live in an era often characterized as experiencing the “democratization” of space. One company doing interesting work in this respect is Nanoracks. It has…View More How does Nanoracks go about democratizing access to space?
One of the most important benefits of engaging with space is learning about Earth. It was only by leaving the planet did we gain a…View More How do you contribute to the Earth observation industry?
Geospatial imagery provides valuable information about Earth’s surface which can provide useful insight. Two common platforms for sensors are satellites and aircraft, each of which…View More How does geospatial imagery inform strategic decision making?
There is a tendency among space buffs to focus on next-generation technologies and cutting-edge science. An important factor that drives engagement with space is grounded…View More How is venture capital affecting the space sector?