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Non-Lunar Non-Terrestrial Materials

Here are rough initial sketches of three Non-Lunar Non-Terrestrial Material “Startup” scenarios. Their Key Metrics are: complexity, infrastructure, construction cost, time to initiate continuous (periodic) material stream to depot, reliability, maintenance cost, cost...

Sketches of Three Initial Scenarios in Space Development

Sketches of Three Initial Scenarios in Space Development The New Worlds Institute exists to achieve the following goals: To enable and support humanity’s expansion into and sustained development of space. To promote the conversations and collaborations that enable...

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SDM Resource Survey

Our Vision

A future of unlimited possibility and abundance created by the human imagination, powered by the resources of space and made real using principles of democratic free enterprise.

Our Goal

The development of all the science, systems, tools, technologies, methods and knowledge needed to build self – sustaining and prosperous human communities beyond the Earth – even as we apply those tools and knowledge to save the Earth.

Our Mission

To identify, catalyze and communicate those tipping point decisions, actions, technologies, systems, ideas and breakthroughs that cause the opening of the High Frontier as quickly as possible,


To identify, catalyze, develop and support those ideas, people and projects that enable and accelerate the development of prosperous and free human communities and economies beyond the Earth.

We are the Doers of space.

There’s a lot of talk and pretty pictures out there about our future in space. For us that’s not good enough. The Members and Associates of the New Worlds Institute are dedicated to opening the High Frontier in our lifetime. We are all kinds of people from all around this world who are working to open the next – no matter where they may be. From major scientists and students to engineers and entrepreneurs we are rolling up our sleeves to blaze and pave the critical path of technologies, systems and ideas that will enable people to live and work in space.


What can you do?

You are invited to Join Us.

We believe everyone has something to offer to this work.

The first step is to become a Donor. Your contribution will enable us to fund people and teams working on real projects that are important to human space settlement.

If you want to get more involved become a Member. Even at this basic level you can help us through your dues and volunteer to be a part of our team.

If you want to get even more involved, join us as an Associate or Senior Associate. At this level you will be part of the elite group of Doers who are rolling up their sleeves and putting together the framework for the human settlement of space.

If you are a degreed expert, corporate or government professional or entrepreneur in a frontier related field, you can apply to become a Fellow or Senior Fellow. Fellows provide the leadership for our work, and this prestigious role means you will be asked to weigh in on plans, policies and proposed projects and programs for the Institute’s future.