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Joel Sercel

Founder and Principal Engineer, TransAstra Corporation

Joel C. Sercel, PhD has over 30 years of NASA, industrial, other government agency, and academic experience and education all of which is directly related to space technology development and innovation.

Latest Planetary Radio Appearances

A Return to Asteroid Mining, and Digging Into Space Ethics with Joel Sercel

Joel Sercel believes we are entering an era in which asteroid mining and other commercial development of space are imminent, but he’s concerned about how we will avoid the mistakes of past eras of human expansion.

Space Innovations So Incredible, They Just Might Work

Mat Kaplan reports from the 2019 NIAC Symposium, a showcase of NASA-funded technologies hoping to revolutionize space exploration.