Michael Johnson has over 28 years of experience in the aerospace/commercial space industry and has extensive spacecraft design, fabrication and operations experience obtained through his association with the SPACEHAB Module program since 1991 and co-founder of Nanoracks, LLC. Located in Houston, Texas, Mr. Johnson has extensive experience in working NASA programs on Mir, Shuttle, Soyuz, HTV as well as commercial spacecraft and is responsible for over 500 payloads flown to low Earth orbit including approximately 150 satellite deployments. In addition, Mr. Johnson holds 10 issued US Patents and has four others pending. Mr. Johnson received his B.S. in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics from the University of Minnesota Institute of Technology in 1989. He is currently assisting Space Nation in forming the next generation of commercial space adventurers.