Curiospace-Menold

Curiospace-Menold

Jessica Menold with rocket parts

Jessica Menold, a doctoral student in mechanical engineering, and cofounder Carlye Lauff developed Curiospace, which combines adventure stories with a kit children can use to make a spaceship out of cardboard. The project grew out of Menold's visits to refugee camps in Germany two years ago.

IMAGE: Patrick Mansell