My guest today is J.L. Galache, an asteroid astronomer turned
new-space entrepreneur. J.L. is Co-Founder and Chief Technology
Officer at Aten Engineering, a pioneering space mining company. He
has designed and directed asteroid data projects with NASA’s
Frontier Development Lab and Oracle. At the Minor Planet Center
(part of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics), J.L. was
Acting Deputy Director, where he helped keep the world safe from
We discuss space mining and the practical steps necessary for
human settlement of the solar system — as well as what a space
economy among interplanetary settlements would look like.
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