Mines joins Blue Origin’s Orbital Reef University Advisory Council

Oct 25, 2021 | News

Blue Origin and Sierra Space announced plans for Orbital Reef, a commercially developed, owned, and operated space station to be built in low Earth orbit. The station will open the next chapter of human space exploration and development by facilitating the growth of a vibrant ecosystem and business model for the future. Orbital Reef is backed by space industry leaders and teammates including Boeing, Redwire Space, and Genesis Engineering Solutions.  Mines will be part of the Orbital Reef University Advisory Council, which is comprised of fourteen leading academic institutions with expertise in space and microgravity research. The Advisory Council will focus on academic community needs, stimulate research, advise novice researchers, evolve standards of conduct, and lead STEM outreach.