- R&D 100 Awards
Justin Kugler leads business development for advanced projects at Made In Space, Inc. across the company’s services in additive manufacturing, microgravity-enabled materials and space-based engineering. With more than 15 years of industry experience and engineering degrees from Texas A&M and Rice University, Justin previously developed the value proposition and numerous concepts for industrial R&D projects at the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS).
He also managed ISS National Lab pathfinder projects for the NASA ISS Payloads Office, developed crew training models for the Constellation Program, and served as an intelligence analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency. While earning his certificate from the University of Houston's Strategic Foresight program, Justin won the 2015 individual graduate student achievement award from the Association of Professional Futurists for his forecast of the future of industrial activity in space. For more information on Made in Space, Inc. see http://madeinspace.us/.