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Spaceplanes, Green Propulsion, and Changing the World: An Interview with Stefan Powell of Dawn Aerospace

April 14, 2020 Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom Episode 13
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Spaceplanes, Green Propulsion, and Changing the World: An Interview with Stefan Powell of Dawn Aerospace
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Spaceplanes, Green Propulsion, and Changing the World: An Interview with Stefan Powell of Dawn Aerospace
Apr 14, 2020 Episode 13
Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom

An interview with Stefan Powell, Chief Technology Officer of Dawn Aerospace.  

Stefan earned degrees in aerospace, astronautical and space systems engineering at Delft University in the Netherlands.  He has worked for space companies like Hyperion Technologies and was on the Rocket Lab team testing the first firings of the electron rocket.  Today he works at Dawn aerospace looking to be the first company to launch a space plane twice within a day and developing green propulsion for rockets and spacecraft. 

 In this interview, Stefan talks about founding Dawn Aerospace and how it is literally at the dawn of a new era of space transportation - resuable, sustainable, and making the world a better place.  Listen to how his own perseverance, experience and undying motivation has brought him to the cusp of launching a true, reusable spaceplane from New Zealand.

For more info on Stefan:
Linkedin
Dawn Aerospace

Offer:
Paint our Spaceplane Design Competition
Deadline: 30 April 30 2020

Hosted 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 Stefan Powell, Chief Technology Officer of Dawn Aerospace.  

Stefan earned degrees in aerospace, astronautical and space systems engineering at Delft University in the Netherlands.  He has worked for space companies like Hyperion Technologies and was on the Rocket Lab team testing the first firings of the electron rocket.  Today he works at Dawn aerospace looking to be the first company to launch a space plane twice within a day and developing green propulsion for rockets and spacecraft. 

 In this interview, Stefan talks about founding Dawn Aerospace and how it is literally at the dawn of a new era of space transportation - resuable, sustainable, and making the world a better place.  Listen to how his own perseverance, experience and undying motivation has brought him to the cusp of launching a true, reusable spaceplane from New Zealand.

For more info on Stefan:
Linkedin
Dawn Aerospace

Offer:
Paint our Spaceplane Design Competition
Deadline: 30 April 30 2020

Hosted 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.