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Learning by Doing - Building the Aerospace Industry in NZ: An Interview with Alex Fleming

January 10, 2020 Episode 7
SpaceBase Podcast
Learning by Doing - Building the Aerospace Industry in NZ: An Interview with Alex Fleming
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SpaceBase Podcast
Learning by Doing - Building the Aerospace Industry in NZ: An Interview with Alex Fleming
Jan 10, 2020 Episode 7
Alex Fleming

An interview with Alex Fleming, Co-founder and CTO of iMetalX Group and an Edmund Hillary Fellow.  He’s worked for companies like Lockheed Martin and General Electric, was a researcher for NASA, and served as CTO for companies such as Dehlsen Associates and SkyBase here in New Zealand.  He graduated with a Bachelors of Aerospace from Georgia Institute of Technology and Carnegie Mellon with an MBA sponsored by Lockheed Martin.

This interview focuses on Alex's long history of building aircraft, jet engines and robotic vehicles, a passion born since childhood through learning by experience.  He talks about his learning experience and perspective on the benefits of building and testing aerospace technologies in New Zealand and how there's no limit to the possibilities of engaging in this new industry.

For more info on Alex:
Linkedin
IMetalX

Book Recommendation:
Failure Is Not an Option: Mission Control from Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond. 

Hostd by: Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom, Co-Founder, SpaceBase
Music: reCreation by airtone (c) copyright 2019 Licensed under a Creative Commons (3.0)

If you like our work, please consider donating to SpaceBase through The Gift Trust or RSF Social Finance (for US charitable donations) and indicate "SpaceBase" gift account.

Show Notes

An interview with Alex Fleming, Co-founder and CTO of iMetalX Group and an Edmund Hillary Fellow.  He’s worked for companies like Lockheed Martin and General Electric, was a researcher for NASA, and served as CTO for companies such as Dehlsen Associates and SkyBase here in New Zealand.  He graduated with a Bachelors of Aerospace from Georgia Institute of Technology and Carnegie Mellon with an MBA sponsored by Lockheed Martin.

This interview focuses on Alex's long history of building aircraft, jet engines and robotic vehicles, a passion born since childhood through learning by experience.  He talks about his learning experience and perspective on the benefits of building and testing aerospace technologies in New Zealand and how there's no limit to the possibilities of engaging in this new industry.

For more info on Alex:
Linkedin
IMetalX

Book Recommendation:
Failure Is Not an Option: Mission Control from Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond. 

Hostd by: Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom, Co-Founder, SpaceBase
Music: reCreation by airtone (c) copyright 2019 Licensed under a Creative Commons (3.0)

If you like our work, please consider donating to SpaceBase through The Gift Trust or RSF Social Finance (for US charitable donations) and indicate "SpaceBase" gift account.

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