ASSOCIATION OF SPACEFLIGHT PROFESSIONALS


Welcome to the Association of Spaceflight Professionals. Join us to connect with our membership.

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

We have several partners who offer various types of astronaut-related training, from survival and egress training to suborbital centrifuge experience, to prepare our members for the commercial space industry.

PAYLOAD DEVELOPMENT

Our members comes from a variety of backgrounds in aerospace and engineering degrees and have developed products and payloads for the space industry, including some that have flown on the International Space Station.

RESEARCH

ASP members give inspirational talks around the globe and participate in research at multiple agencies and organizations where they often collaborate on science and technology projects.

OUR TEAM


MICHAEL GALLAGHER

PRESIDENT & CEO

Michael Gallagher is a family physician in Edmonton, Alberta. He studied medicine at the University of Alberta and attended International Space University's Montréal, Quebec, class in 2014. He recently took over the role of CEO of ASP.

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JASON REIMULLER

VICE PRESIDENT & COO

Jason Reimuller is the founder and Executive Director of Project PoSSUM, a NAUI SCUBA Divemaster, and a former Commissioned Officer of the US Air Force. He holds multiple degrees, including a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering Sciences from the University of Colorado.

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AARON PERSAD

CHIEF SCIENCE OFFICER

Aaron Persad is the Manager of Microgravity Operations at Integrated Spaceflight Services. He holds a PhD in Statistical Thermodynamics and Kinetics from the University of Toronto and is a member of the Space Generation Advisory Council.

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VICTORIA VARONE

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Victoria Varone is a Citizen Scientist-Astronaut Candidate in the SeaSpace Exploration & Research Society's PHEnOM Project. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Space Studies and a Master Certification in Social Media and has previously written for websites like Astronaut.com.

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SHAWNA PANDYA

LIFE SCIENCES TEAM LEAD

Shawna Pandya is a Resident Physician in Edmonton, Alberta. She received her MD from the University of Alberta and her M.Sc. in Space Studies from International Space University. She is also the Life Sciences Chair of the Canadian Space Society.

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CASEY STEDMAN

TRAINING OFFICER

Casey Stedman is a pilot and officer in the Air Force Reserve Command. He sits on the Chapters Committee of the National Space Society, has served as a crew member for NASA's HI-SEAS Mars analog habitat in Hawaii, and participates in spaceflight training with Project PoSSUM.

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BRIEN POSEY

ENGINEERING & TECH TEAM LEAD

Brien Posey is a technical writer and IT Engineer who studied Computer Science at the University of Kentucky and has received Microsoft’s MVP award fifteen times for his work. He is also currently training as a Commercial Scientist-Astronaut Candidate.

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TROY COLE

EDUCATION & OUTREACH OFFICER

Troy Cole is a Design and Support Engineer at Boeing Commercial Airlines. He studied Aerospace Science Engineering at Tuskegee University and has participated in Project PoSSUM and as a crew member at the Mars Society's Mars Desert Research Station in Utah.

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ANDREW BUTTERFIELD

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Andrew Butterfield has worked as an analyst for Boeing. He also co-founded the SoDo Makerspace in Seattle and has worked with local non-profit organizations such as the MIT Enterprise Northwest Forum. He recently took on the role of Business Development Officer for ASP.

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PETE FREELAND

FINANCIAL OFFICER

Pete Freeland is currently studying Aerospace Engineering/Science at the University of North Dakota. He has participated in research with Project PoSSUM. He is also a member of the actors union SAG/AFTRA and has taken part in numerous projects as an actor and producer.

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About ASP

ASP's mission is to develop the next generation of commercial astronauts through the creation of networking, educational, research, and mission opportunities for space professionals.

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  •   3030 Rocky Point Dr., Suite 150A Tampa, FL 33607
  •   admin@spaceflightprofessionals.org.

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The Association of Spaceflight Professionals Submits NASA Grant Proposal

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada – July 9th, 2017 –  The Association of Spaceflight Professionals has announced today the submission of a NASA grant proposal, as a part of the June 2017 NASA REDDI grant solicitation. Although the proposal has not yet been accepted, the submission is significant because it represents an initial effort to achieve...

Astronauts4Hire (A4H) is now the Association of Spaceflight Professionals (ASP)

Hello, aspiring astronauts and space enthusiasts! We have some very exciting news. After around a year of brainstorming, polling, and deliberation, Astronauts4Hire Inc., known in short as A4H, has officially been re-branded as the Association of Spaceflight Professionals, Inc., to be further abbreviated as ASP. This move was made after much careful consideration from...