Christopher Andrew Vasko

SGAC Co-Chair at Space Generation Advisory Council

Location:
51 Skyhill Road Unit 304, Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Company:
Space Generation Advisory Council
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Last Updated 11/12/2017

General Information

Employment History

Lunar Scientist  - International Lunar Conference

Education

Physics , Vienna University of Technology

PhD  - Applied Physics , Eindhoven University of Technology

Affiliations

Active Voluntary Member  - Austrian Space Forum

Member, Team  - Vienna SGAC

Member, Strategy Department  - European Space Agency

Intern  - European Space Policy Institute

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Christopher Vasko
Former SGAC Co-Chair (2014-2015), Contractor at ESA Strategy Department Christopher Vasko was born in Vienna, Austria. He studied Physics at the Vienna University of Technology, which brought him in contact with the topic of space and research from a scientific perspective. Ealry during his studies he became an active volunteer in local space organizations in a number of outreach/educational projects. His passion soon brought him to work as an intern at a small privately held Austrian company assisting in developing a novel plasma engine for space applications. Fueled by this experience, Christopher worked as intern at the European Space Policy Institute, the SGAC Vienna office and worked as scientific advisor for an international think-tank based in Germany. Christopher then decided to return to academia for a PhD in applied physics at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. This allowed him to focus on science as well as to remain active in SGAC where was active from 2009 on in various positions ranging from web editor to Treasurer and Chairperson of the organization. After defending his PhD, Christopher worked as an engineer before he started his current job at European Space Agency's Strategy Department in Paris.

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Christopher Vasko
Former SGAC Chair, Contractor at ESA Strategy Department Christopher Vasko was born in Vienna, Austria. He studied Physics at the Vienna University of Technology, which brought him in contact with the topic of space and research from a scientific perspective. Ealry during his studies he became an active volunteer in local space organizations in a number of outreach/educational projects. His passion soon brought him to work as an intern at a small privately held Austrian company assisting in developing a novel plasma engine for space applications. Fueled by this experience, Christopher worked as intern at the European Space Policy Institute, the SGAC Vienna office and worked as scientific advisor for an international think-tank based in Germany. Christopher then decided to return to academia for a PhD in applied physics at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. This allowed him to focus on science as well as to remain active in SGAC where was active from 2009 on in various positions ranging from web editor to Treasurer and Chairperson of the organization. After defending his PhD, Christopher worked as an engineer before he started his current job at European Space Agency's Strategy Department in Paris.

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Christopher Vasko, Co-Chairperson, Space Generation Advisory Council

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