Jason Silva on Awe

Do you know Jason Silva? He’s a modern-day cross between Timothy Leary and Carl Sagan focused on the future of mankind. Jason did an amazing 3-min video called ‘A Movie Trailer of AWE.’   The Biological Advantage of Being Awestruck – by @JasonSilva from Jason Silva on Vimeo.   And here’s Jason’s Ted Talk: “RADICAL OPENNESS” –… Read more »

MIT Researcher Plans to Use Arkyd-100 to find Alien Planets

I’ve asked you before: what would you do if you had access to our Arkyd-100 space telescopes?Dr. Vlada Stamenkovic, a post-doctoral researcher at MIT who works on exoplanets – distant alien worlds beyond our solar system – has a great answer in this video: It’s inspiring to think that the Arkyd can help researchers like… Read more »

The Making of Curiosity

We had the opportunity to sit down with some of our amazing engineers that worked directly on Curiosity. Learn about the role that they had to bringing Curiosity to life and their experiences during the Mars landing. I can tell you that watching that landing happen was an amazing experience. Excitement, nervousness and then shear… Read more »

Mars, Curiosity and Asteroids…

So, first of all, before I take this opportunity to introduce you to a few superstar members of our Planetary Engineering Team who helped design and build Curiosity – the team that is now focused on getting us (and you) to the Asteroids – please check out one of my favorite videos about “Mindset”… it’s… Read more »

A Spacecraft Within A Spacecraft

Have you ever heard of a CubeSat? CubeSats were developed about 10 years ago at California Polytechnic State University (CalPoly) and Stanford to standardize getting university payloads into space. CubeSats are very small – as small as a 10cm-sided cube and 1 kg in mass (1U for short). CubeSats have been great for developing emerging… Read more »