People in Space
The global space industry is rapidly growing and some very talented space people are emerging. The industry has some very prominent, well known leaders, but behind any good leader is team of very smart people in space related positions.
The most famous space people are probably Richard Branson, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, but there are also many famous space explorers, scientists and various other experts. The three space industry leaders mentioned are mostly know for their other business interests, which have allowed them to fund their space businesses.
People in the space industry tend to be enthusiastic about space and that also includes some of the important people in the space race, with Jeff Bezos for example saying he has always been excited about space since he was a kid.
It definitely takes a very specific type of individual to want to become a space person as it is an extremely complex and high risk business.
Here we will cover some of the most prominent people in space as well as some of the lesser known people in the space industry.