About Us

ISS March 25, 2009 - Credit NASA

ISS March 25, 2009 - Credit NASA

In 2009, the Review of U.S. Human Spaceflight Plans Committee, a Presidential panel tasked with evaluating the future of NASA’s human exploration programs, concluded the goal of human space exploration is “to chart a path for human expansion into the solar system.”  Such expansion, by its definition, would imply people moving permanently into space to live and work on other worlds and in space habitats.  In other words, the goal of human space exploration is to lead humanity to become a spacefaring civilization.  This goal is Mach 30’s mission:

To hasten the advancement of humanity into a spacefaring civilization through sustainable leadership, open design practices, and a bias toward mature technology

History, as well as the upcoming gap in U.S. human space flight, proves our current space exploration plans aren’t working.  A totally new approach is required.  Rather than wait for the government, Mach 30 is building a community of individuals who, by working together, can take humanity to space.   Mach 30’s approach is based on three principles:

See more of our vision here.