ICT Spring guest speaker: meet Chris Lewicki, President and CEO, Planetary Resources Written by Amélie Horseau on February 29th, 2016

The ICT Spring team is proud to announce that Chris Lewicki, President and CEO, Planetary Resources, will be a guest speaker at ICT Spring.

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Chris Lewicki is the President and CEO at Planetary Resources, Inc., a U.S. company that seeks to expand the economy of humanity into the Solar System through the development and use of resources found on near-Earth asteroids. Today, the company is deploying their prospecting technologies to manage our precious resources on planet Earth.
Previously, Chris was involved with NASA’s Mars Exploration Rovers and the Phoenix Mars Lander, serving as Flight Director for the Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity, and as the Surface Mission Manager for Phoenix. He also performed system engineering development and participated in assembly, test and launch operations for both missions.
He is the recipient of two NASA Exceptional Achievement Medals, Chris has an asteroid named in his honor: 13609 Lewicki. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in aerospace engineering from the University of Arizona.