No-Box Thinking

Looking beyond conventional and unconventional solutions.

Contributor: Dr. Rod Berger

Knowing that anything was possible in the early days of space exploration allowed thinking to be free from the conventional. Young people were inspired to think of how we might go to the stars. High schoolers became college students, who became the engineers in mission control when we landed on the moon. They were encouraged to not just think outside the box, but to discard “the box” altogether.

As we look to return to space, Nancy Conrad and her Conrad Foundation have brought back the original space-age spirit of innovation. I sat down with Nancy recently to discuss her foundation’s efforts to … Read more here.