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Rick Tumlinson

Founding Partner, 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.