Ep 8

The Cutting Edge

Jack talks with Tim Buzza, employee #5 at SpaceX, and Madison Telles, mission assurance engineer at Virgin Orbit, about the transformation of the commercial space industry and the challenges that come with bringing new rockets to operation.

In this episode

Jack Costello

Jack is a junior in Multidisciplinary Engineering and is the MRF Committee Chair for PSP.

Tim Buzza

Tim is a Distinguished Engineer at Relativity. In the past, he was the VP of Launch at Virgin Orbit, and employee #5 at SpaceX as the VP of Launch as well.

Madison Telles

Madison is a Safety & Mission Assurance Engineer at Virgin Orbit for the Cosmic Girl aircraft and LauncherOne vehicle.

Production Health and Safety

Every precaution was taken for the protection of the hosts and crew. MRF podcast episodes are produced in accordance to the Protect Purdue Plan as well as local and federal social distancing guidelines. Only the host and crew were present in a room, and those in the room followed social distancing guidelines and wore face coverings, with the exception of the host during recording.