Ryan McLinko

Ryan McLinko is the conference chair for NewSpace 2010 and he is currently a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the field of Aerospace Engineering after having received a bachelor’s degree in the same field at MIT. At each of the summers during his tenure at MIT, he has interned with various organizations and companies: the Mars Gravity Biosatellite Project, InfoScitex Corporation, United Launch Alliance, and SpaceX. This experience is to be utilized in plans to assist the newspace launch vehicle companies, such as SpaceX and Orbital, in reducing the cost of putting people and payload into orbit. His primary area of interest is in structural design and analysis as well as systems integration, particularly of components onto a structure. On the side, he is heavily involved in various organizations and projects. Organizations of primary involvement include the Space Frontier Foundation, the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space, and the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics. As part of the SFF, he is has chaired two conferences and is also a board member. As part of SEDS, he maintained the positions of Vice Chair for several years and the President of the MIT chapter. As part of the AIAA, he led the MIT chapter for a couple of years as President. Most of his time, however, is spent in various engineering side projects, such as the MIT Satellite Team, Mars Gravity Biosatellite Project, MIT Rocket Team, MIT Power Beaming Team, UAV Team, and Space Architects Group.

Broadcast 1384 (Special Edition)

Guest: Ryan McLinko. Topic: Space Frontier Foundation's New Space 2010 Conference. Ryan McLinko returned to discuss the upcoming New Space 2010 Conference with us today. The Conference is July 23-25, 2010 at the Domain Hotel in Sunnyvale, California. For more information about New Space 2010, please visit http://newspace2010.spacefrontier.org/index.php. While our program unfolded in the typical three segments, this description will avoid the segment by segment write-up.

Broadcast 1183 (Special Edition)

Guests: James Pura and Ryan McLinko. Topics: NewSpace 2009, lunar opportunities, Kool-Aid, NASA Ames. Our guests, James Pura and Ryan McLinko are the co-chairs of the upcoming NewSpace 2009 conference to be held July 17-20 at NASA Ames in Mountain View, Ca. For more information about NewSpace 2009, please visit http://newspace2009.spacefrontier.org. James and Ryan went through some of the featured programming and keynote speakers. We talked about the $5,000 Heinlein Prize that will be given to the winner of the business plan competition.

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