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?
At first glance, space and archaeology seem diametrically opposed. Space exploration belongs to the future, and archaeology focuses on the past. In fact, archaeology is…View More What relevance does archaeology have for space?
In 2019, Singaporean engineer and entrepreneur Lim Seng attempted to cross the Armstrong line, which is approximately 20 kilometers above sea level. The mission was aborted when the…View More Why do you want to bring a Singaporean across the Armstrong line?
The United Kingdom is currently in the process of revitalizing its space industry. It recently introduced its Space Industry Act 2018, paving the way for…View More What is happening in the UK’s space sector?
How do humans behave off-planet? In order to answer this question, one must have a variety of data sources which are then analyzed to reveal…View More How do astronauts behave on the International Space Station?
Copernicus is an Earth observation program of the European Union. Copernicus is notable in that its data and information is made available to the public.…View More What is the European Union’s Copernicus program?
The space sector can seem inaccessible if you do not have experience participating in it. How do you go about making connections with other individuals…View More How does one go about cultivating Africa’s space ecosystem?
To individuals already interested in space, astronomy is fascinating. But for many people, astronomy does not hold any immediate appeal. One reason for this lack…View More How does one go about popularizing astronomy?