Space entrepreneurship is hard. Good ideas can be hard to come by and discovering one often requires a deep knowledge of the field. But thanks to emerging companies, unique business models and developing technology, these obstacles are eroding. And the Stanford Student Space Initiative is capitalizing on this new environment to show students how they can make a difference.
International Space Station
Once the first animals sent into space, fruit flies could soon be returning to the stars, this time as part of a experiment studying the insects’ cardiovascular systems in space developed by a team including School of Medicine heart surgeon Peter Lee.