Government space agencies traditionally drive most space exploration, but new entrepreneurs see opportunity to create space-based businesses. Jonathan Volk, senior manager of in-space manufacturing and advanced materials at commercial space company Sierra Space, talks about how he became involved with the commercial space industry, outlines Sierra Space’s vision for commercializing space, and considers the broader impacts of making space a more accessible destination.
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About the guest
Jonathan Volk is senior manager of in-space manufacturing and advanced materials at Sierra Space, a commercial space company headquartered in Colorado. Sierra Space aims to develop in-space vehicles, platforms, and capabilities to improve life on Earth.
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