Archive for September, 2015

A. Scott Howe from JPL presented a talk about space architecture at the short course “Using In-Situ Resources for 3D Additive Construction in Space” (Keck institute for Space Studies, Caltech – August 24, 2015). has also made an interview with Dr. Howe about his works and aspirations on being a space architect – the interview can be found here.

The video of the talk can be found on YouTube here.


Prof. David Akin has been presented the “Certificate of Merit” during the AIAA SPACE Forum 2015 for winning the Space Architecture Technical Committee (SATC) Best Paper Award 2014.

SATC Best Paper 2014 – Winner:

Akin, David L.; McBryan, Katherine; Limparis, Nicholas; D’Amore, Nicholas; Carlsen, Christopher (2014 July).  Habitat Design and Assessment at Varying Gravity Levels (ICES-2014-264)

SATC Best Paper 2014 – Runner-up:

Doule, Ondřej; Imhof, Barbara; Hoheneder, Waltraut; Ransom, Stephen; Waclavicek, René; Kull, Priit; Aabloo, Alvo; Weiss, Peter; Taillebot, Virginie; Gardette, Bernard; Gobert, Thibaud; Gancet, Jeremi; Letier, Pierre; Rodriguez, Gonzalo; Salini, Joseph; Nelson, Joshua; Welch, Chris; Gajdoš, Petr; Ševčík, David (2014 August).  Self-Deployable Habitat for Extreme Environments – Universal Platform for Analog Research (AIAA 2014-4195).