Matt Harasymczuk

Matt Harasymczuk

Director of Astronaut Training
matt@astronaut.center

Former Engineer with European Space Agency. BSc in Software Engineering, Studied also Aerospace and Astronautics from Polish Air Force Academy. Received Copernicus Medal for creating foundations for Human Spaceflight in Poland and building Lunares – first Moon/Mars habitat in Europe. PoSSUM Scientist-Astronaut alumni with focus on pressurized suit operations, hypoxia, human performance in micro-g and high-g environment. Helped ESA on Moon Village concept with habitats, EVA ops, hydroponics and aquaponics, time perception research. Analog astronaut (CMO, XO, ECLSS Engineer), PI and MCC controller. PPL(A) pilot, PADI Rescue Diver and trained as military combat medic (TCCC, ACLS). Developing HabitatOS an operating system for extraterrestrial habitats which uses Machine Learning for data analysis. Consulted 100+ organizations with project management and software engineering. Led project management transformation for Center of Information Technology at Polish Ministry of Interior. Postgraduate diploma in Aerospace Management, Geophysics and Extreme Medicine (expected June 2019).