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…View More What impact does US military space infrastructure have on global society?
How did life originate on Earth? This is still an open question. It is furthermore one that relates to the field of astrobiology – knowing…View More What does Australia’s outback teach us about astrobiology?
The Apollo program is well-known both inside and outside the space community. Its achievements are important benchmarks in humanity’s engagement with space. Much focus is…View More What are the hidden tales of the Apollo program?
Australia played a central role in space exploration in the early years of the Space Age. Some argue there has been a lull since then…View More How should Australia participate in space exploration?
The US launch industry is in a state of rapid expansion. For the past several decades, government policies have promoted its development. In the last…View More Is the US launch industry experiencing a “bubble”?
Mercury, one of Earth’s rocky neighbors, is one of our Solar System’s most enigmatic planets. It is notoriously difficult to study due to its close…View More How did MESSENGER revolutionize our understanding of Mercury?
Robots are critical for expanding humanity off-planet. They help not just with exploring distant parts of the universe, but also with advancing our economic activity…View More How will robotics advance the space economy?
One of the great benefits of engaging with space is being able to look back on our own planet. Earth observation is an active area…View More How does one commercialize Earth observation?
One of the most interesting worlds in this solar system is Titan, the largest moon of Saturn. It has a climate that in some ways…View More What do we know about Titan, Saturn’s largest moon?
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?