The US military is one of the most important entities in terms of developing space infrastructure that has global repercussions. Perhaps the most obvious example…
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Astrobiology is a relatively recent area of study that investigates the origin and evolution of life in the universe. Being an astrobiologist combines perspectives from…View More What’s it like working as an astrobiologist?
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The space industry is booming and startups are flourishing. How does one go about devising a plan for entering the industry? We spoke with Simon…View More How do you enter the space industry?
Other worlds are far away. If humanity is to become an interplanetary or interstellar species, how will humans make it so far? Some proposals include…View More How will humans be able to reach other worlds?
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?
Making art about future human space exploration catalyzes the very thing it depicts. Suggestive imagery inspires future generations to advance humans’ expansion into the cosmos.…View More How do you make art that depicts exploring outer space?