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A legacy of discovery, the future of exploration

Arizona State University and Lockheed Martin have been at the forefront of space innovation since the dawn of the space age.

ASU and Lockheed Martin have extensive experience in the robotic exploration of space.

ASU’s relationship with NASA stretches back to the 1970s and extends to the ongoing robotic exploration of the solar system today. Lockheed Martin has supported every NASA mission to Mars and has contributed technology to numerous other robotic missions that have explored the solar system. This combined legacy of experience translates into achievements supporting Milo Institute objectives.

Explore a timeline of our past, present and future legacy in space


Our Team



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Scott Smas

ASU NewSpace

Scott is the program manager for ASU's Space Technology and Science ("New Space)" Initiative. He manages outreach programs and member engagement.