Jul 11, 2022
In this episode, our guest is Angel Abbud-Madrid.
Angel is the Director of the Center for Space Resources at the Colorado School of Mines, where he leads a research program focused on the human and robotic exploration of space and the utilisation of its resources. He is also the Director of the Space Resources Graduate Program, aimed to educate scientists, engineers, economists, entrepreneurs, and policymakers in the field of extraterrestrial resources.
Angel has more than 30 years of experience conducting experiments in NASA’s low-gravity facilities, such as drop towers, parabolic-flight aircraft, the Space Shuttle, and the International Space Station. He received the NASA Astronauts’ Personal Achievement Award for his contributions to the success of human space flight.