Spaceflight Experiment Opportunity: ASGSR’s Ken Souza Award

Kai Rasmussen — May 22nd 2017

If you have an idea for an experiment that requires microgravity, consider applying for the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research (ASGSR)’s Ken Souza Award. If your proposal is selected you will receive a $1,000 grant and a free payload sample on Blue Origins New Shepard rocket in 2018. If you are interested please apply… Read More

Problems pop up fast, but science responds faster (check out the new clinostat)

Kai Rasmussen — May 1st 2017

It’s natural for people to worry about the future. Our generation worries about things that are especially pressing: climate change, overpopulation, destruction of habitats, etc. These issues are concerning, but I am continually amazed at how fast we respond to these problems. Science moves quickly; so quickly we often take it for granted. A hundred… Read More