Amanda’s Summer at Voyager Space

Amanda Desmond Summer at Voyager Space

This Summer, Voyager had the pleasure of participating as a host company for the Brooke Owens Fellowship. We were joined by Amanda Desmond, a junior at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, a double major in Economics and Astronomy (Space Science). As Amanda’s summer at Voyager wraps up, we asked her to reflect on her summer […]

Call to Culture

Call to Culture

Starting something new can sometimes be intimidating, exciting, and a full range of emotions in between. When I recently began my position as the Director of Human Resources for Voyager Space, I took some time to reflect on the weight of the position and the importance of my voice coming into the space industry. I […]

Achieving Longevity As An Entrepreneur

Space Entrepreneurs

Among the perks of entrepreneurship are work-life autonomy, financial independence and guiding one’s own business goals from vision board to reality. But starting from scratch is as challenging as it is rewarding. As the effects of the pandemic continue to ripple throughout the economy, achieving longevity requires dedication, business savvy and an eye for upcoming […]

Journey to the Dream — Part II

Thank you everyone for all your well wishes. I have literally heard from hundreds of you, including long lost friends I haven’t spoken with in decades. It has been an overwhelming experience and I am not even on the ground in West Texas yet! To recap, on December 9th the third crewed mission aboard Blue […]

Journey to the Dream — Part I

On December 9th, 2021, myself and a crew of five other commercial astronauts, will launch to low Earth orbit aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket. It’s an experience that will mark another historic day as Blue Origin launches its third human-crewed rocket into space. Of course, it will also become a deeply personal milestone for […]

‘Everyone’s in the space industry. They just don’t know it yet.’

SpaceX

Dylan Taylor, Chairman and CEO, joined the Source Code Podcast to talk about the big business of space travel. A few hundred people have been to space. Just shy of 250 have been to the International Space Station, and all of two dozen have been on the moon. Pretty soon, though, all of those numbers […]