Hardware, software, mobile apps, product development. The list of potential jobs for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) talent goes on. As a result, bagging that talent is no small feat for employers, in particular small companies and startups.
Former astronaut Ed Lu has a pretty big mission - to save the world from the threats of asteroids that could come hurtling towards us from space and destroy life as we know.
Before he was strategizing ways to mine precious resources from asteroids, Chris Lewicki was serving as a NASA flight director in the space agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
A thousand feet might not seem like a lot for a rocket designed for spaceflight, but it's a huge jump for SpaceX's Grasshopper reusable rocket.
When a bolt needs replacing on the International Space Station and there isn’t a spare part on hand, what’s an astronaut to do?
If you have ever watched television, chances are that you’ve seen programming beamed down to earth through a satellite built by Space Systems/Loral.
It's vacation season, and if you're aching to get away —far, far away—a few space companies could help.
Sending the first 3-D printer to space is not our vision. Our vision is space exploration — getting people off planet earth permanently.
Apparently 128 million earthly users wasn't enough.
Draper Fisher Jurvetson Managing Director Steve Jurvetson doesn’t just invest in space travel — he collects extraterrestrial artifacts.
Steve Jurvetson, managing director at Draper Fisher Jurvertson, has a passion for space. He VC firm invests in commercial space ventures. He’s on the board of Elon Musk’s SpaceX, and was one of the first investors in Planet Labs, a startup that aims to revolutionize satellite imagery.
Three years ago on Dec. 8, 2010, I had an interview scheduled with Elon Musk. At the last minute I received a phone call asking me to reschedule. No explanation. I was a bit put off because of a tight deadline — until I understood why.
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