2023 Mentor: Claudia Kessler

Claudia Kessler

CEO of Astronautin Gmbh

Region: Europe

Field:  Astronaut Training 

Profile: Claudia Kessler is an entrepreneur and visionary. She founded Astronautin GmbH in April 2017 to ensure the female future of (traditionally “manned”) astronautical space travel. Claudia's goal is to get the first German woman into space and for this she built and privately organized an astronaut selection program. Claudia is also an independent consultant on strategic marketing and previously worked as CEO at HE Space Operations in the Netherlands. She is Honorary Chairwoman of Women in Aerospace Europe and received several awards for her leadership.