As more private companies get involved in commercial space activities, the sustainability of space exploration comes into question. Researchers have teamed up to explore norms and rules to help ensure space remains accessible to future generations.
Working entirely via Zoom, remote desktop connections and webcams, a CU Boulder team is constructing and programming a satellite none of its members can currently touch. Welcome to designing a CubeSat during the coronavirus pandemic.
Gregory Whiting and his research group are preparing for the thrill of a lifetime: two parabolic flights, each expected to provide around 10 minutes of reduced gravity to test and model how 3D printing of functional materials works in lunar gravity.