Hypatia I is a multi-disciplinary, inter-generational and all-female crew from Catalonia, Spain, composed of seven primary and two back-up members. Each member has a unique personal story, a remarkable academic background, and a deep passion for space and the exploration of Mars
Crew Commander & Crew Astronomer
B.Sc. in Astrophysics, M.Sc. in Astrophysics, High Energy Physics and Cosmology, and Ph.D. candidate in Planetary Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Carla Conejo González
Crew Executive Officer & Crew Biologist
B.Sc. in Human Biology, M.Sc. in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry, Postgraduate Degree in Science Communication, and Head of Science Programs at Fundació Catalunya La Pedrera.
Ariadna Farrés Basiana
Crew Scientist & Health and Safety Officer
B.Sc. in Mathematics, Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, and Research Scientist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
B.Sc. and Ph.D. in Biology, Principal Investigator at the Institute of Marine Sciences, and member of the Sustainable Offworld Network (SONET) and of project Nüwa.
B.A. in Journalism, M.A. in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication, and freelance journalist engaged with the international community of science journalists and with extensive experience working for some of the most important Spanish media outlets.
B.Sc. in Physics, Ph.D. in Applied Physics, ICREA Principal Investigator at the Barcelona Institute of Microelectronics, and founder of Fuelium.
B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering, AOCS Engineer at Airbus.
Back-up Crew Scientist & Artist in Residence
B.Sc. in Mathematics and Computer Science, Data Analyst at Scopely.
Back-up Crew Engineer
Undergraduate student in Physics and Mechanical/Electric Engineering at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and the Universidad Nacional de Estudios a Distancia.