Celestial Citizen Ep. #301: A Voyage to Space
Welcome to Season 3 of Celestial Citizen Podcast! We’re excited to kick things off with Dylan Taylor, Chairman & CEO of Voyager Space and commercial astronaut aboard Blue Origin’s NS-19 mission this past December.
We’ll discuss Dylan’s experience with the Overview Effect after becoming the 606th person to go to space, as well as, the latest updates on Voyager Space and Space for Humanity as we head into an exciting new era of human spaceflight.
My guest on today’s show, Dylan Taylor, is a global business leader and philanthropist. He holds many roles within the space exploration industry as a CEO, investor, commercial astronaut, thought leader and futurist. Currently, Dylan serves as Chairman & CEO of Voyager Space, a multi-national space exploration firm that acquires and integrates leading space exploration enterprises globally.
As an early-stage investor in more than 50 emerging ventures, including Accion, Kepler, York, Astrobotic, LeoLabs, Relativity, and Planet, as well as, Celestial Citizen. Dylan is widely considered the most active private space investor in the world.
On December 11th, 2021, Dylan flew to space as part of the crew of Blue Origin’s New Shepard Mission 19. And also earned his commercial astronaut wings with the FAA.
Dylan has also had an extensive philanthropic impact on the space industry. In 2017, Dylan founded the nonprofit and social movement, Space for Humanity, which seeks to democratize space exploration and develop solutions to global issues through the scope of human awareness to help solve the world’s most intractable problems. Additionally, Dylan is the Co-Founding Patron of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation, which seeks to promote the growth of commercial space activity. Dylan also serves as a strategic advisor for both the Archmission and the Human Spaceflight Program.
Dylan is the founder and Chairman of Multiverse Media, parent company of the popular space philosophy website 2211.world as well as the Ad Astra Dinners, and Multiverse Publishing, which publishes books by leading authors including Frank White, Isaac Asimov and Gerard K. O’Neill. It is also the executive producer of the documentary film, The High Frontier.