Clever space algae could be the key to getting humans to Mars

Wired UK

If you are spending years on a spaceship, you can’t bring everything you need with you – you’ll need to grow it yourself. That's where algae comes in handy.

Algae Might be the Ingredient Needed to Make Long-Term Space Travel Possible


A new field of research believes algae might be the ingredient needed to make long-term space travel possible. Emily Matula, who is studying at the University of Colorado Boulder, stated that her research team thinks one system of algae could be used to solve almost all of the metabolic needs of future astronauts.

Aviation International -Picture your world! Seminar

University of Arizona Global Campus

Leaders across the aviation industry shared their experiences and answered questions on aviation career paths and job opportunities aligned with their organization/mission.

A Day in the Life: Bioastronautics student Emily Matula

Science Buffs

Bioastronautics student Emily Matula talks astronauts, algae, and mentoring adolescents.

Space Club Career Chat

Vivify STEM

We are excited to have Dr. Emily Matula from NASA join us for our final Space Club Career Chat of the semester!

Rendezvous with Dr. Emily E. Matula

Inspire, motivate, and support each other -that's life!

Women are making history at NASA every day. Let's celebrate the past and look to the future of women in STEM careers with Dr. Emily E. Matula of NASA Johnson Space Center.

Girls STEAM Ahead

The Works -Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology

Girls STEAM Ahead is a unique opportunity to connect middle and high school students who are interested in STEAM with women who work in these fields every day. Join us for FREE virtual speaker sessions that showcase education and careers related to STEAM!