Earth and space
As space exploration evolves, new opportunities to participate and collaborate arise. A series of new awards connecting private industry, academics and public interest illustrate how ASU NewSpace is adapting to the future of space science.
Pete Zrioka
October 25, 2021
Arizona State University is partnering with Blue Origin to create Orbital Reef, a mixed-use space station for commerce, research and tourism. The station will open new markets and make living and working in space a reality for more businesses, scientific efforts and nations.
Mikala Kass
October 25, 2021
Understanding desert ecosystems is more pressing now than ever. By matching elusive ecological questions with innovative engineering methods, ASU students and researchers are getting answers faster.
Mikala Kass
January 13, 2021
Students in ASU’s Luminosity Lab designed a launcher and probe system that could help shed light on the moon’s mysterious — and potentially water-storing — permanently shadowed regions. The team is one of eight finalists in NASA’s BIG Idea Challenge.
Mikala Kass
November 30, 2020
Delicate leaves, ancient hippos and meteorites that fell long ago — the world of fossils is much more complex than piles of dino bones. On National Fossil Day, ASU researchers share what we can learn from these unusual specimens.
Mikala Kass
October 13, 2020