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:

Doug Jones joins Deep Space Industries

Deep Space Industries is pleased to announce that Doug Jones, formerly chief test engineer at XCOR, is joining the company’s growing team as director of propulsion systems. “We see Doug as one of the top rocket engineers in the country, and a great addition to our first-class team of small-spacecraft engineers,” said Bill Miller, the chief executive officer of Deep Space Industries. Read More…

Deep Space Industries Secures NASA Aerobrake Funding

The NIAC grant will research the manufacturing of an aerobrake system from the asteroid’s regolith (soil) collected from mining operations. The aerobrake system would act as a large heat shield that would allow the spacecraft to pass through Earth’s atmosphere, creating enough drag to slow down the payload without using propellant. Read More…

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