Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of the National Institutes of Health
Kathleen (Kate) Rubins, Ph.D.
Ellen Stofan, Ph.D.
Under Secretary for Science and Research, Smithsonian Institution
Thomas Zurbuchen, Ph.D.
Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, NASA
Sen. Bill Nelson
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Alan J. Grodzinsky, Sc.D.
Professor of Biological, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Chief Economist, Office of the Administrator, NASA
Chief Executive Officer and Founder, BryceTech
Director, In-Space Manufacturing and Research, Axiom Space, Inc.
Christine M. Kretz
Vice President of Programs and Partnerships, Center for the Advancement of Science in Space – ISS National Lab
Deok-Ho Kim, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Douglas Matson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Tufts University
Host and Co-Executive Producer, Netflix series “Emily’s Wonder Lab”
Executive Vice President for Government Affairs and Public Policy, Voyager Space Holdings Inc.
Director of Programs and Partnerships, Center for the Advancement of Science in Space – ISS National Lab
TIME’s 2020 Kid of the Year & Top Young Innovator
Jason L. Kessler
Program Executive, SBIR & STTR Program, NASA
Senior Staff Writer, SpaceNews
Chief Executive Officer, Nanoracks
Jennifer Scott Williams
Manager, Applications Client Support Office, NASA
Executive Director, American Astronautical Society
International Space Station Program Manager, NASA
Vice President and Program Manager for the ISS, Boeing
Kenneth A. Savin, Ph.D.
Sr. Program Director of In-Space Production, Center for the Advancement of Science in Space – ISS National Lab
Vice President of Business Development, Redwire Space
Krystyn Van Vliet, Ph.D.
Michael (1949) and Sonja Koerner Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Managing Partner, SpaceFund
Michael E. Read
Manager of the International Space Station Business and Economic Development Office, NASA
Michael Roberts, Ph.D.
Chief Scientist (acting) and Vice President, Center for the Advancement of Science in Space – ISS National Lab
Murali Nair, Ph.D., P.E.
SBIR/STTR Program Director, National Science Foundation
Olivier de Weck, Ph.D.
Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Engineering Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Public Affairs and Outreach Lead, Center for the Advancement of Science in Space – ISS National Lab
Vice President, Corporate Advancement, Techshot, Inc.
Richard Hughson, Ph.D.
Schlegel Research Chair in Vascular Aging and Brain Health, Schlegel-University of Waterloo Research Institute for Aging
Mechanical Engineer and SEM Coach, Energy350
Ryan L. Prouty
Manager of the Research Integration Office, International Space Station Program, NASA
Associate Senior Engineer of the Kibo Utilization Center, Human Spaceflight Technology Directorate, JAXA
Serena Auñón-Chancellor, M.D., M.P.H.
Siobhan Malany, Ph.D.
President and Founder, Micro-gRX
Founder and Managing Partner, Ubiquity Ventures
Director of Investment and Economic Analyst, Center for the Advancement of Science in Space – ISS National Lab
Tara M. Ruttley, Ph.D.
Associate Chief Scientist for Gravitational Research, NASA
Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners
Thomas Driebe, Ph.D.
Head of the Physical & Material Sciences Group in the Research & Exploration Department, DLR Space Agency
Managing Partner and Investment Lead, In-Q-Tel
William Carter, Ph.D.
Program Manager in the Defense Sciences Office, DARPA
William R. Wagner, Ph.D.
Director, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Yusuf Erkul, M.D.
CEO and Co-Founder, Kernal Biologics