Asteroid Dirt

Science Friday, Video Producer Luke Groskin, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss asteroid dirt Regolith and how different it is from the dirt found on Earth.

Cooking Asteroids

A tech startup, Deep Space Industries, has created synthetic asteroid dirt, also known as Regolith, to sell to space agencies hoping to learn about asteroid matter.

SciTech Now Episode 312

In this episode of SciTech Now, scientists are studying the axolotl salamander’s ability to regenerate their limbs; Brian Hecht unveils some of the latest apps in the music industry; the company Made in Space is making a spacecraft out of asteroids; self-cleaning nanostructures that could help reduce infections; and  Adrienne Bennett, the first African American […]

Making a spacecraft out of astroids

An asteroid space ship may sound like something out of a science fiction novel, but one company is working to make it a reality. Reporter Andrea Vasquez speaks to chief technology officer and co-founder of “Made in Space,” Jason Dunn, via Google hangout.