Contributor Profile

Renate Pohl

Renate Pohl


Renate Pohl is a professional theatre designer, stained glass artist, and space artist/writer. You can read more about space/art and download her free e-book 'Blast Off!' at Her sci-fi stained glass work can be viewed at

Published Articles

  • Luck and Rockets

    How the space industry attempts to appease the Fates

    Published on April 2, 2014
  • A suspension of disbelief

    Space elevators are inching their way up in feasibility

    Published on March 5, 2014
  • Space sensory immersion

    How can we create sensory-rich environments in outer space?

    Published on February 5, 2014
  • Inner Space

    Psychological factors in space mission simulations

    Published on January 22, 2014
  • Robots in space

    Engineering our future friends

    Published on October 16, 2013
  • Napping our way to Mars

    How sensible energy management today will slingshot us into space tomorrow

    Published on August 21, 2013
  • Near-Earth Frenemies

    The role of art in expressing the negative and positive impact of asteroids.

    Published on July 24, 2013
  • Getting ready to steam

    There are numerous space science education resources for artists of all ages and scientific backgrounds.

    Published on July 10, 2013
  • There’s no business like space business

    The elusive dance of art and space economics.

    Published on June 26, 2013
  • A ruler for all

    Measuring the smallest and largest forces in the universe.

    Published on June 12, 2013
  • The space between us

    Lessons from the 4th International Space Arts Workshop.

    Published on May 29, 2013
  • A spacesuit to die for

    The form and function of astro fashion

    Published on May 8, 2013
  • The weightlessness of being

    How the space industry is bringing microgravity down to earth

    Published on April 18, 2013
  • Engineering magic

    The interdisciplinary construction of our holographic future

    Published on April 4, 2013
  • Narratives in orbit

    Satellites have many functions. Even artistic ones…

    Published on March 20, 2013
  • A blurry, beautiful view

    Taking a closer look at our vision of (and in) space

    Published on March 7, 2013
  • The art of space law

    Space law and policy can be a fine art

    Published on February 20, 2013


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