Driving transformative discovery

Engaging the world in a scientific quest

Creating a new space science movement


Highly compelling questions. New approaches to space science missions. Enlisting a global community.

Scientific Discovery

Space-based science is a cornerstone for investigating profound questions of our existence and destiny. Generating extraordinary discoveries – whether roving Mars or discovering new planets, there is so much more to know.

Captivating Missions

By flying space missions with compelling science goals, using private funding and commercial development paradigms, BoldlyGo advances science and broadens engagement for future space exploration.


Getting to Mars...and back.


Join the Adventure

Support our mission and join us in exploring planets and the universe beyond.

Have questions about our team and our plans? Contact us today!



Making Space for Everyone: A Q&A with BoldlyGo's Jon Morse Read the full Scientific American article.

Hubble’s lasting legacy and what the future might hold Read the full Astronomy Magazine article.

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Start-up space mission comes to New York Read & watch the full PBS/New York NOW/Innovation Trail story.

Can We Jump-Start A New Space Age? Read the full NPR story.

BoldlyGo Institute & Corning Incorporated announce $1.8 million equipment gift for ASTRO-1 space telescope project. Read the full press release.

BoldlyGo Institute unveils plans to advance the frontiers of space science and exploration. Read the full press release.

Our Mission

BoldlyGo Institute is dedicated to advancing the frontiers of space science and exploration.

The BoldlyGo Institute will accelerate world-class scientific discovery using the space environment, transform the funding model for space science and exploration, redefine advanced spacecraft development, engage faculty and students at universities in experiential science & engineering activities, and create tangible impacts in public engagement through citizen science and participatory exploration.