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.


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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.

Corning donates $1.8M in parts for space telescope. Read the full Associated Press story.

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

BoldlyGo space exploration firm has Troy, RPI ties. Read the full Times Union story.

Nonprofit organization seeks to raise a billion dollars to fund space science missions. Read the full SpaceNews story.

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.

Compelling Missions

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

  NewSpace Science

Inaugurating a new movement to conduct privately funded, world-class space science missions, which we refer to as NewSpace Science.


Getting to Mars...and back.


The Universe

Charting the journey from the Big Bang to people. Seeking new solar systems and new life.


Join the Adventure

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

Interested in joining the movement? Being in on the ground floor of our quest? Learning more about our team and our plans? Contact us today!


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.