Outposts off planet are a sure sign of humanity’s deepening engagement with space. To date, the most significant one has been the International Space Station…View More How have space stations evolved?
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?
Space is marvelous but hostile. If humans intend to be spacefaring, we must identify and overcome major obstacles before colonizing our Solar System. Some think…View More How to Settle the Solar System
Space Origami is a team of science and engineering students that plans to use DNA to construct three-dimensional structures in outer space. After winning support…View More Featured Project: Space Origami
Space travel is fundamentally a marvel of engineering, so it is no surprise that artificial intelligence is helping advance our exploration of the universe.…View More Artificial Intelligence: Advancing Space Exploration
If we are to sustainably explore other worlds, we need to grow plants in space. The importance of space botany to life off Earth…View More Plants in Space: Seeding Sustainable Exploration
Space exploration used to be an expensive endeavor, but this is no longer the case. Anyone with $40K can now send a satellite into orbit. Universities,…View More Cubesats Make Space Accessible