In 2026, Karman+ will be flying ‘High Frontier’, our first mission to a near-Earth asteroid. We are focused on carbonaceous asteroids, both for their water content as well as for their physical composition.
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Technical Dispatches, as related by the minds behind Karman+, are intended to bring readers behind the scenes and into the research. In this edition, Dr. Lauri Siltala, a Finnish astronomer and asteroid characterization
The NASA OSIRIS-REx spacecraft returned its collected sample on 24 September 2023 before continuing on into its extended mission to asteroid Apophis, which is set to make a close encounter of Earth in
Written in 1976 as a blueprint for expansion into space, Princeton professor Gerard K. O’Neill worked with NASA and other researchers for decades to validate and prove out his plans. The elegance
In this ‘Planetary Perspectives’ interview, Dr. Lauri Siltala, a planetary scientist turned asteroid miner at Karman+, sheds light on the intriguing field of asteroid mining. The interview, conducted by the Europlanet Early Career