Michael Vergalla - Six Moon Designs AmbassadorMichael Vergalla is the founder of Free Flight Research Lab, a non-profit dedicated to utilizing paraglider platforms for climate science, conservation and pilot safety. A former Airbus Innovation Center Executive for Project Monark, he demonstrated commercial aircraft based GNSS radio occultation for the first time in 2020. With both an undergraduate and masters degree in aerospace engineering and a professional stint giving C-suite technology innovation lectures his work focuses on finding capability boundaries for propulsion, sensing, flight operations, and manufacturing. To this end, Michael is dedicated to unlocking multiplatform flocks for advancing knowledge of Earth systems and processes.

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