The Space Exploration Initiative supports research across and beyond MIT in two microgravity flights this spring.
A student-run project is collecting messages from around the world, using nanotechnology to etch them on a disk, and sending the disk to the International Space Station.
In a virtual event, Fincke discussed his time studying at MIT, learning the Russian language, and flying on both Russian and American spacecraft.
A cohort of transdisciplinary researchers will study the effects of sustained microgravity.
MIT physicist and AMS spokesman Samuel Ting presents results via webcast.
200 high-school students participate in MIT’s annual Zero Robotics competition.
New wireless power and camera setups will expand the mini-satellites’ vision and navigation capabilities.