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Space exploration

Anastasiia Prysyazhnyuk headshot

Anastasiia Prysyazhnyuk

Science and Innovation Lead, Health Beyond Initiative

I explore ways in which science and technology can provide solutions to healthcare problems in space and on Earth.
Katie Harris essayant une combinaison spatiale de simulation au Centre européen des astronautes.

Katie Harris (she/her)

Medical Student/Prospective Aerospace Medicine Specialist

I am working towards a career as an aerospace medicine specialist - a doctor who works with astronauts and keeps them healthy for long missions!
Cameron Dickenson

Cameron Dickinson

Senior Engineer, Space Exploration

I work on sensors and camera technology for use on planetary exploration missions.
man on moon

Lunar Rover Research Challenge

This competition-based space project launching in Fall 2022 will challenge students to design a lunar rover research mission.

Ilias Hader

Ilias Hader (he/him)

Artificial Intelligence Consultant & Team Leader

I help companies take advantage of AI technologies and I manage a team to build an automated food production system for long space missions. 
Annie Martin at work

Annie Martin

Portfolio Manager for the Health Beyond Initiative

Yuri Gagarin Capsule and space suit

Human Spaceflight: The First 50 Years

A history of the first 50 years of human space flight.

Mosaic of the Valles Marineris hemisphere of Mars projected into point perspective

Let's Talk Mars Resources

Discover a set of resources to get you up to speed on the discussion surrounding Mars

Astronaut Daniel Tani in the ISS

Home Sweet Home In Space

Learn about the history of space stations and how they help us learn about space.

The face of the planet Mars (NASA)

Destination Mars

Discover how space agencies have explored the Red Planet in the past and present and learn about the future of human spaceflight to the red planet.

Astronauts from the Apollo Mission landing on the moon.

Let's Talk Lunar Resources

Discover some background information on how we'll learn to live and work on the Moon - and beyond!

Astronaut standing on Mars with Earth in the background

Earth vs. Mars

Learn about the characteristics of the Earth and Mars, two planets in our Solar System.

Mars Perseverance rover

Exploration of the Planets in the Solar System

Learn about how spacecraft have helped us learn about our Solar System.

Pluto lit by a distant Sun

Meet Our Dwarf Planets

Learn about the dwarf planets in our Solar System.

Student drawn postcard representing habitation spheres on an extra-terrestrial planet.

Send a Postcard to Space

Send a postcard to space and back thanks to a partnership with Club for the Future. The Club’s mission is to inspire students to pursue careers in STEM and help visualize the future of life in space. This page describes the project and how to get your postcards to space.