Humanity’s engagement with space is often an international affair. In the case of the International Space Station, for instance, many countries have contributed to its…View More What role does “translanguaging” play in space?
For the vast majority of humans, celestial objects besides Earth can only be seen, not touched. On the one hand, this can be off-putting –…View More Why do you like to gaze at the stars?
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 aspect of engaging with space is developing scientific knowledge. Looking at the cosmos can be enhanced by understanding lessons learned from disciplines like astrophysics,…View More Why do you popularize science on the sidewalk?
Space is often thought of as the realm of science and technology, but there are other disciplines that have roles to play in defining humanity’s…View More What role do the humanities and social sciences have in space?
Oftentimes space advocates expect leaving Earth will advance human society. To date, society on Earth has certainly been plagued by many problems, a notable one…View More What is the legacy of colonialism on space exploration?
One access point for people to develop enthusiasm for space is rocket clubs. These exist in many countries around the world and give individuals an…View More How do you start a rocketry club?
With China’s space program becoming more impressive every year, there is growing talk about competition in space between Beijing and Washington. In this context, an…View More How did Qian Xuesen contribute to American and Chinese space programs?
Humanity’s engagement with space is often framed as an area dominated by the so-called STEM disciplines: science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Social sciences play a…View More What relevance does sociology have for humanity’s engagement with 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?