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Interview: Chris Lewicki, Planetary Resources

30 May 2016, 10:39 UTC
Interview: Chris Lewicki, Planetary Resources
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As President and CEO of Planetary Resources, Chris Lewicki is responsible for its strategic development of its mission and vision, engagement with customers and the scientific community, serves as technical compass, and leads day-to-day operations. Chris was intimately involved with the lifecycle of NASA's Mars Exploration Rovers and the Phoenix Mars Lander. He was part of the system engineering development at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and served on the teams for assembly, test and launch operations for these missions. He now applies this “know-how” in his work at Planetary Resources.Spaceoneers spoke to Chris at the Space Forum in Luxembourg about how Planetary Resources got started, the challenges it faced and where it is heading today.

Chris Lewicki, CEO of Planetary Resources at the Space Forum in Luxembourg. Image credit: Olivier Dessy

Spaceoneers: Tell us a bit about your companyChris Lewicki: Planetary Resources is the asteroid mining company and we’re developing technology to expand humanity’s economic sphere of influence into the Solar System, using the resource of asteroids as a ...

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