Beyond the Cradle

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Space Exploration Initiative

Space Exploration Initiative

CANCELLED (in-person)

Context from MIT's President

Stay tuned for virtual content on March 12!

Envisioning a New Space Age

March 12, 2020

The Moon awaits, with Mars soon to follow. As we reflect on the momentous significance of last year's Apollo 11 moon landing anniversary, the next 50 years of interplanetary civilization beckons. Join us in co-designing our space future, where we weave the tapestry of the space industry with 60 leading space visionaries—from the space scientists and astronauts at the vanguard of exploration, to the CEOs and founders building a burgeoning space ecosystem, to the artists and storytellers shaping our conception of the possible.

“The Earth is the Cradle of Humanity—but mankind cannot stay in the cradle forever.” 

—Konstantin Tsiolkovsky

2020 Theme:  Life in Space

  • Full event agenda here.  
  • Best-of highlight reel for Beyond the Cradle here!


This event is hosted annually by the

MIT Media Lab Space Exploration Initiative.

In-person attendance at Beyond the Cradle is by invitation only; the event will be livestreamed and made freely available for public viewership. Check back on … View full description

CANCELLED (in-person)

Context from MIT's President

Stay tuned for virtual content on March 12!

Envisioning a New Space Age

March 12, 2020

The Moon awaits, with Mars soon to follow. As we reflect on the momentous significance of last year's Apollo 11 moon landing anniversary, the next 50 years of interplanetary civilization beckons. Join us in co-designing our space future, where we weave the tapestry of the space industry with 60 leading space visionaries—from the space scientists and astronauts at the vanguard of exploration, to the CEOs and founders building a burgeoning space ecosystem, to the artists and storytellers shaping our conception of the possible.

“The Earth is the Cradle of Humanity—but mankind cannot stay in the cradle forever.” 

—Konstantin Tsiolkovsky

2020 Theme:  Life in Space

  • Full event agenda here.  
  • Best-of highlight reel for Beyond the Cradle here!


This event is hosted annually by the

MIT Media Lab Space Exploration Initiative.

In-person attendance at Beyond the Cradle is by invitation only; the event will be livestreamed and made freely available for public viewership. Check back on this webpage on March 12th for tune-in details. 

Follow @ExploreSpace-ML and @medialab on Twitter for photos and quotes from the day! #BeyondTheCradle #SpaceExploration