To live off-planet, humanity will need to learn to use limited resources efficiently. The technologies we develop to support sustainable habitation are important off-planet. They…View More How do you engineer sustainable human habitation in space?
The more one becomes familiar with space, the more one realizes what a varied subject it is. There are space lawyers, space artists, space social…View More How does one go about becoming a space archaeologist?
Space business tends to be concentrated in a few key markets. But technological improvements are leading to geographic diversification. Other countries are starting to play…View More What role does New Zealand play in the global space sector?
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?
Much fanfare is made about successful spacecraft missions. But what about those spacecraft that were never built? They deserve interest, too. We spoke to Samuel…View More What interesting spacecraft missions never happened?
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?
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?
Perhaps the most important result of human space exploration is that it has caused us to better appreciate our own planet. But despite massive progress…View More Eyes in the Sky: Distributed and Autonomous Earth Observation
Swarms of small satellites and robots will revolutionize our exploration of the cosmos. That’s the vision behind ongoing miniaturization efforts in the field of aerospace…View More Swarms of Satellites: Miniaturizing Space Exploration
Student projects are fun learning experiences. Some focus on dissecting frogs to learn about anatomy. Others germinate dried beans to learn about botany. However,…View More Students’ Very Own Space Agency: Space Concordia