A psychologist, an organizer and the chairman of the Aviation and Space Psychology Scientific Club at the SWPS University. In 2015, he participated in the analogue simulation of AMADEE-15 organized by Austrian Space Forum, where he tested his own invention – the FOG, fog shower. He is the founder and CEO of the EXORiON Foundation, the originator and organizer of the first Polish analogue mission EXO.17 in the Mars Desert Reaserch Station in the USA and also a member of the winning team in the MBR Space Settlement Challenge competition in 2018. Privately, he is interested in human factor in extreme conditions as well as ergonomics and industrial design.
Miłosz M. Dobrzyński
He graduated in ancient languages, art history and culture and spent the most of his professional career in the advertising industry as well as in one of the largest Polish media companies in the TV production, journalism and PR positions. He is interested, among other things, in the humanistic aspect of space exploration and the influence of civilization progress on the perception on man by himself. In the EXORiON Foundation he takes care of PR and cooperation with institutions not only related to the space industry.
He studies electronics at the Warsaw Technical University while working for one of the Polish space sector companies. He co-created the Martian rover Ares while being a member of the Astronautics Student’s Club at his university. He took part in three international competitions of rovers: European Rover Challenge 2015 and 2016, as well as in the University Rover Challenge 2016 and in “IGUANA – a space habitat” project. He is a laureate of the “Development of the human resources in the space industry” competition. He was an on-board engineer during the EXO.17 mission in the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah, USA.
Dr Natalia Zalewska
She graduated in geology from the University of Warsaw and then obtained a PhD degree in the Space Research Centre of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. She is employed there currently as a specialist of geology research of Mars based on the data sourced from satellites and a presence of water on planets in the Solar System. In 2005, she was the first Polish scientist to participate in the analogue Martian mission in MDRS on the invitation of hosts, and in 2017 she commanded the mission EXO.17 at the same place. She is a devoted space popularizer. She also graduated from the music high school in the violin class and the three-year theater school of J.H. Machulski.
Dr Karolina Zawieska
A sociologist who completed her PhD at UCD in Dublin and was on probation of postdoctoral practice at De Montfort University in Leicester. She obtained the Marie Skłodowska-Curie European scholarship for the use at the University of Aarhous in Dennmark. She has been associated for a decade with the PIAP Institute – Łukasiewicz Research Network. Her research interests include anthropomorphizations of robots, human concepts in the context of robotics and the use of social robots for educational purposes. She acted as an expert for the European Commission and the United Nations. She participated in the EXO.17 mission in 2017.
A postgraduate at the Wrocław University of Technology. He cooperated with the European Center for Space Technology (ESTEC) in the Netherlands as the developer of the communication system with satellites of the Cube-Sat type (project GENSO). He graduated from the Space Studies Program at the International Space University in Strasbourg. He implemented modern innovative teaching methods while working with students on the original program of balloon stratosphere research FREDE, implemented in cooperation with the European Space Agency under the REXUS-BEXUS program. He participated in the first Polish Martian simulation EXO.10 in 2017. Moreover, he cooperated with representatives of industry (e.g. IBM) and science (science (University of Mondragon / Arrasate in the Basque Country). In recent years he worked as a specialist for the Polish Space Agency and also commercialized the acquired knowledge.
She graduated from the University of Sport Education in Warsaw and then Deutsche Sporthochschule in Cologne. Her main interests are capabilities of the human body in terms of biomechanics and individual characteristics. She is passionate about what the human organism can achieve also being influenced by external and internal forces on the body movement in various conditions. She works out personalized training sessions for the EXORiON team based on biomechanical research. Moreover, she is a personal trainer using one of the latest training methods – EMS (Electro-Muscle-Stimulation) and a sport teacher.
A computer scientist and a handyman, fascinated in new technologies. At the EXORiON Foundation has the role of a researcher and a database administrator. He supports the EXORiON team with his logistic experience and to construct a technical facilities. Privately, he is passionate about road bicycle racing and good reading.
Kamila M. Zarębska
A graduate of socio-cultural studies and American studies at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow and journalism and social communication at the College of Social and Media Culture in Toruń. For many years she has been creating and implementing social transformation projects in Poland and the USA in a range of creative and innovative potential in various fields. She is the laureate of three European competitions for the best project of social change. She is widely interested in the idea of self-development analyzed by socio-cultural studies, psychology, sociology and philosophy. In the EXORiON Foundation she takes care of a formal management of projects.