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Africa’s space sector is growing, but will it include marginalized communities? Common criticisms of STEM fields is that they exclude women and people of color.…View More How does one help women of color overcome barriers to careers in STEM?
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 laws in outer space?
Visualizing future human space exploration catalyzes the very thing it depicts. Suggestive imagery inspires future generations to advance humans’ expansion into the cosmos. And we…View More How do you make art that depicts exploring outer space?
The widespread adoption of autonomous vehicles (AVs) seems inevitable. Despite various concerns, AVs’ development and implementation continues to advance. How will their spread affect sustainability?…View More How will the proliferation of autonomous vehicles affect sustainability?