Director, In-Space Manufacturing & Research, Axiom Space, Inc.
Christian Maender serves as the Director of In-Space Manufacturing and Research at Axiom Space, which is focused on building the world’s first commercial space station and fostering humanity’s expansion off the planet. Christian has over 20 years of human spaceflight experience with key leadership roles in planning, design, technical integration and execution of microgravity research and technology demonstrations on the International Space Station (ISS). He has extensive history working with a variety of customers implementing diverse strategies to expand the commercialization of the ISS and bring commercial in-space research and manufacturing services into the ISS National Lab. Christian earned his B.S.E and M.S.E. in Biomedical Engineering from Tulane University.
2020 ASCEND Participation
ASCENDx Summit 19 August: LEO R&D Co-Lab