Every single aspect of space is conspiring at every moment to pretty much kill humans. And this is part of what motivates Madhu Thangavelu to be a space architect. Space Architect Nader Khalili Environmental conservation, especially in an election year, certainly has a network of supporters on our terra firma, but how about in outer space? Meet space architect Nader Khalili. He and others in his profession love the challenge: they thrive on designing and building launch pads, rockets and spacecraft to carry humans to outer space. But doing it safely is the hard part. “So, it’s very important that architects are extremely safe, though daring at the same time,” explains Thangavelu.