Andrew Aldrin

Andrew Aldrin serves as the director of the Buzz Aldrin Space Institute (BASI) and is an associate professor at Florida Institute of Technology (FIT). BASI is a multidisciplinary institute created to advance space exploration and development toward the goal of establishing and maintaining a permanent human presence on Mars. Prior to FIT, Aldrin was president of Moon Express and director of business development and advanced programs at United Launch Alliance, where he oversaw the development of corporate strategies, business capture, senior customer relations, and advanced program development for civil space markets. Aldrin also previously headed business development and advanced programs for Boeing’s NASA Systems and Launch Services business units. Additionally, he served as a resident consultant at the RAND Corporation and professional research staff member at the Institute for Defense Analyses. Aldrin holds a PhD in political science from UCLA, an MBA from TRIUM, an MA in science technology and public policy from The George Washington University, and an MA in international relations from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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