Celestial Citizen Ep. 309: Astro Agriculture

On this week’s episode, we’re joined by Allen Herbert to discuss space agriculture, how StarLab Oasis is solving food scarcity both here on Earth and in space, as well as, the emerging space economy in Abu Dhabi.

Allen Herbert

Allen is the General Manager of StarLab Oasis, a Space AgTech company based in Abu Dhabi. In this role, he directs and manages the organization’s overall business activities, and develops and implements effective business strategies for growth.

Allen has an entrepreneurial spirit and a vision for directing business functions and assisting the organization in maintaining key relationships with varied clients. He also has over 30 years of experience in technology industries and government relations.

Allen’s vision of future space exploration includes developing and working on initiatives that will provide a means for everyday citizens to venture into space, as a place to do business, live and work.

He is always looking for business opportunities and space projects in emerging space nations. And one of his passions is that he believes that research in space agriculture can impact food security here on Earth. He envisions a future where food scarcity on Earth and in space no longer exists.

Allen received his B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Southern California.

A special shout-out and thank you to our lead sponsor this season, Multiverse Media Group! For more information about Multiverse Media Group and their recent documentary, The High Frontier, check out https://thehighfrontiermovie.com/.



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Britt Duffy Adkins

Britt Duffy Adkins

Founder at Celestial Citizen | Space Urban Planner | She/her | Planning Humanity’s Future on Earth. Moon. Mars. Beyond. www.celestialcitizen.com