They might interfere with weather forecasting.
It’s getting mighty crowded in space as debris from satellites, labs, and other things shot into Earth’s orbit degrade over time and threaten to fall back to where they came from.
Adam Steltzner PhD’99 just wanted a regular job, so he became an engineer — eventually, one of NASA’s top engineers. Now he’s helping lead the search for life on Mars.
A remembrance of the Columbia astronaut.
We’re right at the dawn of space agriculture.
An alumnus journeys from Madison to Mars.