To Space

For Earth

We have a purpose

Our Principles

Humanity is here for a Purpose

So far our species has wandered lost, little more than apes with guns and shovels, destroying our home world to accumulate goods that don’t actually make us feel good. We believe we have a much higher calling, one that if adopted would forever change us in the best ways possible.

We break that Purpose down into three aspects or Principles:

  • Preserve & advance human civilization

  • Protect & expand the domain of life

  • Explore & experience the universe

Our Mission

Expand life and humanity beyond Earth

The Mission of EarthLight is to support the expansion of life and humanity beyond the Earth by creating, catalyzing and managing projects and activities that lead to a new conversation causing public inspiration, education and action to accelerate the human settlement of space – even as we protect and expand the domain of life and humanity here on the MotherWorld.

Our Vision

Push beyond what is known

ELF believes the Purpose of living is to treasure and celebrate life, to explore everywhere that we can, to always push beyond what is known, to seek, to learn, to live and carry life with us where it does not exist, experiencing all that can be seen, touched and known of this incredible universe.

About Us

Re-inventing our society as we become citizens of the Universe

Founded by noted space Visionary, activist and business leader Rick Tumlinson, EarthLight is quietly working to instill a new way of thinking, or at least put into words the the spiritual and core values of what many call the Space Revolution or NewSpace. As we open the High Frontier of space to everyone, we see a once in all of time opportunity to re-invent our society as we become citizens of the Universe, to become, almost literally, our Higher selves.

“To carry the light of life to places now dark, the seeds of life to places now dead, and the eyes, hands and minds of humanity to places yet unseen, untouched and unknown.”

Support The Mission

The Earthlight Foundation (ELF) is a globally oriented non-profit, non-partisan organization founded to support the expansion of life and humanity beyond the Earth by providing vision, leadership, credibility and a new social and spiritual context to the New Space Revolution.

The organization is run by a small core team encompassing broad field expertise relevant to space exploration, settlement, engineering and communications. ELF is minimalist in management structure to remain flexible and drive effective execution.


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Future Astronaut

Interested in joining The Mission?

EarthLight is a minimalist organization, we could use some help with social media, fundraising and our events. If you want to get hands on, join New Worlds, our sister organization.