A four-man team in South Africa recently broke an amateur rocketry record by launching a homemade rocket to ten kilometers’ altitude. Two of the members…View More How do you break an African amateur rocketry record?
The space sector in Africa is growing, though this may come as a surprise to some. Making people aware of scientific progress is the realm…View More In Africa, what are the latest space sector developments?
Africa’s space sector is growing, but will it include marginalized communities? A common criticism of STEM fields is that they exclude women and people of…View More How does one help women of color overcome barriers to STEM careers?
As humanity increasingly establishes itself off Earth, what laws will govern its activities? On this planet, governments enforce their own national legal systems, and international…View More Who defines law in outer space?
Should humans leave Earth at all? Oftentimes, particularly in communities of people who are interested in outer space, this question is given little real consideration.…View More Should humans stay on Earth?
It’s a job that many space enthusiasts would love: being a space journalist. It allows one to cover exploration of the cosmos and also fulfill…View More What is it like being a space journalist?
If there’s any demographic that seems to dominate the space industry, it’s straight white males. But hopefully that is changing. Many organizations and individuals are…View More How does one address gender inequality in the space industry?
Religion and science are typically thought of as being like oil and water: they don’t mix well. But some individuals consider the intersection of the…View More Religion and Space Colonization
The student-led Alabama Rocket Engineering Systems (ARES) plans to shoot rockets off the surface of the Earth. Besides giving university students valuable opportunities to learn…View More Featured Project: Alabama Rocket Engineering Systems
What is the relationship between racial identity and a scientific field like physics? At first glance, they seem disconnected: one is a phenomenon of human…View More Racial Identity and Physics