In episode 340, we welcome our guest, Michael Suffredini, CEO and co-founder of Axiom Space, which is building the world’s first internationally available commercial space station. In today’s episode, we’re talking all about space travel.
We start by hearing about Mike’s time running the International Space Station. Then Mike shares what led him start Axiom Space and undertake the task of building the first commercial space station. He walks us through the business model of a commercial space station and what Axiom’s competitive advantage is when competing with China and Russia. Then we talk about the space economy, including the potential benefits for pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, and even 3-D organ printing.
As we wind down, Mike talks about Axiom’s recent 130 million dollar Series B and whether or not an IPO may be in store in the future.
Please enjoy this episode with Axiom Space’s Michael Suffredini.