About

Mission

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.

Vision

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