Meet the Team

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Deep Space Industries Advisors

Dr. David Alexander Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Director – Rice Space Institute
Gavin Beer Metallurgical Consultant, Principal, Met-Chem Consulting Pty Ltd./Australia
Howard Bloom Author, Founder – Space Development Steering Committee
Rick Citron Co-Founder, SpaceHab, Partner, Citron and Deutsch Law Firm
Dr. Jose-Luis Galache Acting Deputy Director, IAU Minor Planet Center
Chris George Mineral Processing and Chemical Engineering Consultant/Australia
Alan Hale Astronomer and Co-discoverer of comet Hale-Bopp
Dr. David Hyland Director, Space Science and Space Engineering Research/Texas A&M University
Chris Stott Chairman Emeritus at Society of Satellite Professionals International

Dr. Stephen Mackwell Director, Lunar Planetary Institute – USRA
Geoff Notkin Writer/Host of “Meteorite Men” on the Science Channel
Marc Rayman Chief engineer and mission director for NASA’s only mission to the asteroid belt
Dr. Ivan Rosenberg Co-founder & Executive Director at The Aerospace & Defense Forum
Marco Tantardini Space engineer, Collaborator – Keck Institute for Space Studies
Madhu Thangavelu Professor, University of Southern California/Viterbi School of Engineering
Charles Walker First commercial astronaut/space shuttle payload specialist
Dr. Feng Hsu Former Lead Engineer, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Sam Spencer Process Consultant, Etiam Engineering

News from Deep Space:

MxSpace to Partner with Asteroid Mining Firm, Deep Space Industries

Mexican commercial space company MxSpace and international asteroid mining company Deep Space Industries to sign historic agreement at the 67th International Astronautical Congress. The agreement will mark the beginning of an international partnership between the companies to promote the development of new commercial space technologies and business ventures. Read More…

Asteroid Profile: 101955 Bennu

It’s called Bennu. And scientists have been waiting for a long time to get their hands on it. Scheduled for a September 8 launch, NASA is set to embark on the first asteroid sample return mission in its history. Their deep space explorer, OSIRIS-REx, is the third spacecraft in NASA’s New Frontiers Program. The other two include the wildly successful New Horizons mission to Pluto last year, and spacecraft Juno’s historic long-term orbit of Jupiter which began in August. Read More…

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