Rick Tumlinson

Rick Tumlinson
  • Founding Partner
  • Company: Star Century Partners

Rick Tumlinson has been called one of the world’s top space “visionaries” and is credited with helping create the commercial space industry, often referred to as: NewSpace. He is a founding partner of Star Century Partners, a boutique space investment firm. A leading writer, speaker and Congressional witness, he led the take over of the Russian Mir space station, signed the first space tourist, co-founded the Space Frontier Foundation and was a founding board member of the X-Prize. As a result of his world changing work, in 2015 he won the World Technology Award. Rick also founded Orbital Outfitters and Deep Space Industries – an asteroid mining company. Currently, his non-profit organization, New Worlds Institute, is developing the people and technology to settle the frontier.