Earth observation is an area of the space sector with many applications. Access to regularly updated basic imagery is very useful – how many times…
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?
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?
How does the Earth system function? The Earth system is incredibly complex, and understanding how it works is important for the survival of our species.…View More How does artificial intelligence advance Earth system modelling?
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?
How will humans live in space? Though we first visited another celestial body over a generation ago, we still have limited experience living off-planet permanently.…View More How will humans live in space?
Blockchains are decentralized systems of ledgers that record transactions. They contain chains of “blocks”, batches of validated transactions, which cannot be altered without also altering…View More How do blockchains help space exploration?
How does artificial intelligence-powered precision farming affect food sustainability? This is the question we asked our panel of experts. “Precision farming” is a bit of…View More Artificial intelligence and precision farming: does efficiency mean sustainability?