Kellie Gerardi is an aerospace professional and popular science communicator dedicated to advancing humanity’s footprint in the solar system. She is a Scientist-Astronaut Candidate with Project PoSSUM, the world’s first crewed suborbital research program and has also contributed to space settlement research, including a multi-week crew rotation at the Mars Desert Research Station. Kellie has been featured across a broad range of publications, including guest appearances on ABC’s The View and Nightline, and profiles in Vogue, Glamour, and The New York Times. Her verified Instagram account has a following of more than one hundred thousand space enthusiasts.
She currently resides in Washington D.C.