gazing back at the Earth from the Moon
Meet the organisation

Building a Common Foundation

We are a non-profit organisation committed to enabling peaceful, cooperative lunar settlement for the benefit of all life.

Our Founding Board

Experienced pioneers and world leaders from across aerospace technology and policy sectors.

Chris Hadfield

Chairman and former ISS commander

“It is inevitable that we will become an interplanetary species. Let’s work together to do it right.”

Lindy Elkins-Tanton

Planetary Scientist, Director at ASU & PI on "Psyche"

“With many voices and disciplines at the table, our collective ideas of a better society can get translated into action and reality. ”

Will Marshall

CEO of Planet & Former Lunar Water Scientist

“If we don’t get involved, human settlement in space will reflect the status quo. To do things differently, we need to start now.”

Jessy Kate Schingler

Director at Open Lunar & Former Flight Software

“Let’s invite actors to the table as peers, create a place to explore the unknown, and coordinate.”

Tanja Masson-Zwaan

Asst. Prof. of Space Law, Leiden University

“Settling other planets is an inherent part of humankind’s drive to push borders. Enabling a fair & equitable international framework for all, is my lifelong passion.”

Meet the team making it happen

A multi-disciplinary team of experienced professionals and leaders in their field.

Chelsea Robinson

Senior Advisor

Serial non-profit founder and impact strategist. Previously worked in climate change, deliberative democracy, suicide reduction, government innovation & public private partnerships.

Jacob Malthouse

Executive Director

Designs and leads international multi-stakeholder governance models that empower open innovation.

Jessy Kate Schingler

Senior Advisor

Policy and institutional design research for the Moon. Bad habit of getting involved with large properties and governance experiments on Earth. Software engineer by trade; needs to be told when not to debate in polite company.

Harshita Khera

Operations Coordinator

Experienced researcher and administrator with experience in aviation, the non profit sector and a masters in air and space law. Figuring out how to administer ‘chai’ to the lunar surface.

fellowship programme

A global community of fellows

We are supported by talented specialists from across the policy, aerospace engineering and space research sectors through our global fellowship programme.
Angeliki Kapoglou
Amsterdam, NL
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Jeffrey Montes
Seattle, USA
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Eliot Kemper
Arizona, USA
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Jared Blanchard
California, USA
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Cenan Al-Ekabi
Rotterdam, NL
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Ruvimbo Samanga
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Giuliana Rotola
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Héloïse Vertadier
Otago, New Zealand
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Nivedita Raju
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Lukas Kuhn
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Maria Rhimbassen
Toulouse, France
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Alex Gilbert
Washington DC, USA
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Ethan Hudgins
Washington DC, USA
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Chelsea McMahon
Colorado, USA
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Mariam Naseem
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Pedro Costa
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Zac Wager
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Rachel Williams
Alaska, USA
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Samuel Jardine
United Kingdom
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Philip Linden
California, USA
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Apply for the fellowship program

We bring together leading & young thinkers on the topics of lunar policy, architecture, engineering and more in part-time fellowships from around the world. Fellowships create time and space to make progress on provocative ideas and present them in writing, talks and papers as thought leadership for the whole industry.

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Our supporters

A network of established leaders support and advise us on our journey.

Lorem Ipsum

Nobel Laureate

John Appleseed

Hugo Award Winning Author

Magnam Qui

CEO of Amazing Company