“…the early settlers in space will be exciting people: restless, inquiring, independent; …more hard-driving and possessed by more “creative discontent” than their kin in the Old World.”

– Dr. Gerard K. O’Neill

“The dream of yesterday is the hope
of today and the reality of tomorrow”

– Robert Goddard

“If our long term survival is at stake, we have a basic responsibility to venture to other worlds.”

– Carl Sagan

Our Vision

A future of unlimited possibility and abundance created by expanding human civilization throughout the Solar System.

Our Goal

To develop the tools, technologies, and knowledge to build human communities beyond the Earth – even as we apply them to save the Earth.

Our Mission

To identify, catalyze and communicate decisions, actions, technologies, systems, ideas and breakthroughs that support and democratize the opening of the High Frontier as quickly as possible.

Why New Worlds?

We are not fans nor followers.The Members of the New Worlds Institute are dedicated to opening the High Frontier in our lifetime.

What can you do?

 Join Us. Get involved. Become a Donor. Your contribution supports real people and teams working on real projects that are important to human space settlement.


New Worlds 2021 

The New Worlds Innovation and Enterprise conferences are the gathering place for the new pioneers of space. We will be announcing a date and location soon. Get on our mailing list to be the first to know!

Space Cowboy Ball 2021

Burning Man meets cosplay meets black tie. The coolest space event of the fall! A charity fundraiser, dance party & concert. Past winners include Buzz Aldrin, Jeff Bezos, shows like the Expanse & top space educators.