To provide access to the tools and resources for education, innovation and invention, using technology and digital fabrication to allow anyone to make (almost) anything.


To be be a community that encourages entrepreneurship, advances science and technology careers, contributes to the resurgence of American innovation and creates a new generation of entrepreneurs, inventors and artisans.

Core Values

  • EXPERIMENTATION – We believe that experimentation is the key to invention and the overall economic sustainability for the U.S.
  • HANDS ON LEARNING – We strongly value and support a do-it-yourself mentality
  • OPEN ACCESS – We believe that people of all ages and backgrounds should have an open access to space, equipment and technology
  • COLLABORATION – We believe that collectively we can do more than anyone can accomplish alone
  • PROBLEM SOLVING – We believe all people can help solve real world problems
  • EMPOWERMENT – We strive to empower businesses, entrepreneurs and students
  • CREATIVITY – We believe that all people have creative talent
  • ACHIEVEMENT – We believe that science, technology, engineering, art and math education is and can be fun and should be attainable to all