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May 26, 2021 48 min
In this episode, the Media Mavens team sits down to talk with Angelo Vermeulen, the Space Systems Researcher & Biologist at Delft University. Originally dedicating his work as a biologist, Vermeulen has currently two main focuses: working with biological information to embed into engineering programs, or as he says “build systems that evolve over time,” and bringing ecology into space for greater development and research of the endless void. “If we want to go into deep space for a much longer time than the kind of missions as we’re doing now, we’ll need ecology to sustain us,” Vermeulen said.            With the Mavens team, Vermeulen talks about bringing different life forms into space, the limitations of an environment [space] with limited oxygen, and the infinite variables Vermeulen and his team have to consider on missions.            Tune in this week to learn more about “Deconstructing Dominant Paradigms About the Future of Space Tourism” and the heroes working to bring us into the future!!
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