Partnerships

Unistellar Telescope against black background

What’s New with Unistellar?

Last year, the SETI Institute announced its exciting new partnership with Unistellar, a start-up developing the revolutionary new eVscope whose chief scientific officer is our very own Senior Planetary Astronomer
HiCIBaS Balloon, Launched in 2014

Is it Possible to See Other Worlds from the Stratosphere? HiCIBaS: The First Proof of Concept to Fly Soon

Space-based telescopes are key to efforts to image and characterize exoplanets -- planets that orbit stars other than Earth’s Sun. But these endeavors come at a great cost—and are not always affordable to astronomers who are pressed for funds to launch such telescopes.
NASA FDL, Kx, and SETI Logos

Kx extends relationship with NASA Frontier Development Lab and the SETI Institute

London, UK (10 July 2018) Announcing today that the NASA Frontier Development Lab (FDL) will continue to use Kx’s analytics capabilities to build on its space research success in this summer’s mission.
Co-founders Arnaud Malvache operating the eVscope prototype at Marseille, Sombrero Galaxy (M104) taken from San Francisco, on May 17 2018, Sombrero Galaxy (M104) taken from Marseille, on May 14 2018

The Sombrero Galaxy As Seen From Cities

We’re happy to share with you an update from our partner, Unistellar.
Unistellar telescope

SETI Institute-Unistellar Partnership Promises to Revolutionize Amateur Astronomy

July 18, 2017 Mountain View, CA, USA and Marseille, France — The SETI Institute and French startup Unistellar, announced a partnership today to commercialize a new telescope that promises to deliver an unparalleled view of the cosmos to amateur astronomers, and provide the opportunity to
M31

Democratizing Astronomy One Child at a Time

The Unistellar team recently traveled to the Rift Valley in Kenya to participate in a unique and exciting outreach event with a new initiative called StarWatchForAll.
alpha centauri

Project Blue and the Quest to Photograph Exoplanets

The world’s collective imagination to answer the age-old question, “Are we alone,” has been reignited now that we understand exoplanets – planets in orbit around stars other than Earth’s Sun – are not uncommon.
Melrae Pictures VR Eclipse

Melrae Pictures Producing 360 VR Eclipse Experience -- SETI Institute Proud to Participate

September 19, 2017, Mountain View, CA – Founder/Director Melissa Butts of Melrae Pictures is producing a one-of-a-kind virtual reality (VR) documentary about last month’s incredible total eclipse of the Sun, “The Great American Eclipse 360.” The SETI Institute has been proud to take part, connect
Unistellar staff

SETI Institute-Unistellar Partnership Promises to Revolutionize Amateur Astronomy

July 18, 2017 Mountain View, CA, USA and Marseille, France — The SETI Institute and French startup Unistellar, announced a partnership today to commercialize a new telescope that promises to deliver an unparalleled view of the cosmos to amateur astronomers, and provide the opportunity to
SETI Hackathon Group 2017

Machine Learning for SETI Hackathon

On June 10 and 11, 2017, the SETI Institute of Mountain View CA, invited data scientists and technologists to a hackathon called Machine Learning For SETI (ML4SETI).