March 30, 2018

Episode 124: Staying Alive in Space

Tucson-based Paragon Space Development Corporation builds, tests and operates life-support systems and thermal control products which must be reliable for astronauts, explorers and unmanned space applications.

AZSCI - Staying Alive in Space NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins, Expedition 38 Flight Engineer, participates in the second of two spacewalks. (PHOTO: NASA)

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Grant Anderson is President, CEO and Co-Founder of Tucson-based Paragon Space Development Corporation. The company is a provider of environmental controls for extreme hazardous environments like space missions or contaminated water divers. Paragon builds, tests and operates life-support systems and thermal control products which must be reliable for astronauts, explorers and unmanned space applications. Their work cannot fail. Paragon combines the expertise of biology, chemistry and aerospace engineering to develop technical solutions to life support and thermal control problems related to human and biological spaceflight. Paragon is at the forefront in the growing industry of commercial space exploration.

In this episode:

Grant Anderson, President, CEO and Co-Founder of Paragon Space Development Corporation
Tim Swindle, Ph.D., Director and Head of the UA’s Lunar and Planetary Lab

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