Space Hero inspires community, collaboration and innovation on Earth, engaging with anyone, anywhere, without boundaries, as only the experience of space exploration can do.

The Mission

Space Hero is the world‘s first-ever global competition series where contestants compete for a $55-million, 10-day trip to Space; the biggest prize ever awarded on TV. The competition for this once-in-a-lifetime journey will be open to anyone over 18 who speaks English. This is the remarkable journey of heroes from all over the World to be elected by the global public as their representative of humankind in Space.

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The Next Heroes

Space Hero is a first-of-its-kind, global media company that unites citizens around the world and inspires community, collaboration and innovation here on Earth. Our bi-annual competition provides people from all walks of life the chance to compete and select one of their peers for a mission to space. Through interactive, immersive, produced and user-generated content, the Space Hero platform encourages participants and fans to be inspired by the wonder of Space travel to create change at home.

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Space Organisations

Space Hero Team

Thomas Reemer

Thomas Reemer

Co-CEO

Thomas is a leader in the information technology and media industries with over 25 years of experience. Initially, as a music manager and event organizer, he then moved on to work as an entrepreneur for artists such as Prince and George Clinton, as well as clients such as Sony and Universal. He was a co-founder and CEO at the first e-commerce platform for musicians, Artists First. With 88tc88 he created the first legal distribution platform for digital media publishers and labels in China.

Marty Pompadur

Marty Pompadur

Chairman

One of the most highly regarded executives in the past 50 years of the entertainment business, and ex-chairman of News Corporation Europe. Currently he serves on the boards of Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc. and CSS Entertainment. Martin has previously served on the boards of ABC, Inc. and IMAX Corporation, along with spending 7 years as global vice chairman of media and entertainment at Macquarie Capital Advisors.

Deborah Sass

Deborah Sass

Co-CEO

Deborah is a seasoned entertainment industry executive with a unique global perspective on doing business in today’s ever-interconnected world. Throughout the years she has worked with some of media and technology’s biggest names, TV & Radio channels in Australia. After returning back to the UK she secured roles working in Digital & Entertainment with clients such as Amazon, iTunes, Shazam, and Spotify. Deborah has structured many international strategic partnerships with global brands. Deborah is also the founder of Five Hundred Female Founders.

We have the support of over 100 worldwide space organizations across corporate, private and government institutions, including NASA and the “Space Hero Insider” community spans to more than 70 countries and 6 continents. Space Hero is the first time even a fraction of these disparate entities have converged around one initiative.

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Japan

International Space University

International Space University

France

Space Generation Advisory Council

Space Generation Advisory Council

Austria

UK Space Agency

UK Space Agency

United Kingdom

Australian Space Agency

Australian Space Agency

Australia

PwC France

PwC France

France

Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

Canada

African Aeronautics and Space Organisation

African Aeronautics and Space Organisation

Africa

National Space Academy

National Space Academy

United Kingdom

Astronautin GmbH

Astronautin GmbH

Germany

New Zealand Space Agency

New Zealand Space Agency

New Zealand

Space Foundation

Space Foundation

United States

Brazilian Space Agency

Brazilian Space Agency

Brazil

Tod'Aérs - Transparent Organization for Aeronautics and Space Research

Tod'Aérs - Transparent Organization for Aeronautics and Space Research

Africa

Egyptian Space Agency

Egyptian Space Agency

Egypt

Space in Africa

Space in Africa

Africa

Humbitec

Humbitec

Angola

VENG

VENG

Argentina

Praxical

Praxical

Australia

Austrian Space Forum

Austrian Space Forum

Austria

Bahrain National Space Science Agency

Bahrain National Space Science Agency

Bahrain

CosmoLAb HUB

CosmoLAb HUB

Benin

Bolivarian Agency for Space Activities

Bolivarian Agency for Space Activities

Bolivia

Cameroon Astronomy and Space Research Organization

Cameroon Astronomy and Space Research Organization

Cameroon

Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Canada

Chilean Space Association

Chilean Space Association

Chile

STEM DRC Initiative

STEM DRC Initiative

Democratic Republic of Congo

Sideralis Foundation

Sideralis Foundation

Ecuador

Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute

Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute

Ethiopia

Exolaunch GmbH

Exolaunch GmbH

Germany

Stiftung Berlin Planetarium

Stiftung Berlin Planetarium

Germany

Ghana Space Science and Technology Institute

Ghana Space Science and Technology Institute

Ghana

Paras Defence & Space Technologies

Paras Defence & Space Technologies

India

Space Development Nexus

Space Development Nexus

India

ZISO

ZISO

Israel

iSpace

iSpace

Japan

Jordan Space Research Initiative

Jordan Space Research Initiative

Jordan

Technical University of Kenya

Technical University of Kenya

Kenya

Ignition Kuwait

Ignition Kuwait

Kuwait

Space LATAM

Space LATAM

LATAM

Lithuanian Space Agency

Lithuanian Space Agency

Lithuania

RespectUS

RespectUS

Luxembourg

HAIKINTANA Astronomy Association

HAIKINTANA Astronomy Association

Madagascar

Nepalese Space Research Association

Nepalese Space Research Association

Nepal

Rocket Women

Rocket Women

Netherlands

National Space Research and Development Agency

National Space Research and Development Agency

Nigeria

Space Communication Technologies

Space Communication Technologies

Oman

Spaceway LDA

Spaceway LDA

Portugal

ASPA

ASPA

Senegal

Somali STEM Society

Somali STEM Society

Somalia

Kei Cities

Kei Cities

Spain

Zero 2 Infinity

Zero 2 Infinity

Spain

 Eco Astronomy Sri Lanka

Eco Astronomy Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Space Watch Global

Space Watch Global

Switzerland

Tanzania Youth Aviation Foundation

Tanzania Youth Aviation Foundation

Tanzania

Space4Tomorrow

Space4Tomorrow

Uganda

Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre

Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre

United Arab Emirates

British Interplanetary Society

British Interplanetary Society

Spain

Artemis Music

Artemis Music

United States

Galaxis Aerospace

Galaxis Aerospace

United States

Portal de T.I

Portal de T.I

Angola

PMI Angola

PMI Angola

Angola

Escuela de Astronautas

Escuela de Astronautas

Chile

Fundación Spatio Australis

Fundación Spatio Australis

Chile

Rockets4All Foundation

Rockets4All Foundation

Chile

Ethiopian Space Science Society

Ethiopian Space Science Society

Ethiopia

Radian Aerospace

Radian Aerospace

United States

Shuttle Technologies, Inc.

Shuttle Technologies, Inc.

United States

Vietnam National Space Center

Vietnam National Space Center

Vietnam

IGNITOS

IGNITOS

Zambia

ZINGSA - Zimbabwe National Geospatial and Space Agency

ZINGSA - Zimbabwe National Geospatial and Space Agency

Zimbabwe

Spacehubs Africa

Spacehubs Africa

Africa

Deployables Cubed

Deployables Cubed

Germany

Joerg Kreisel International Consultant

Joerg Kreisel International Consultant

Germany

Helium Learning Labs

Helium Learning Labs

India

Space Kidz India

Space Kidz India

India

Studio Carbon

Studio Carbon

India

Nepal Astronomical Society

Nepal Astronomical Society

Nepal

Hano Academy

Hano Academy

Somalia

SatSure Analytics India

SatSure Analytics India

Switzerland

Orbital Space

Orbital Space

United Arab Emirates

SARsat Arabia

SARsat Arabia

Saudi Arabia

LIA Aerospace SA

LIA Aerospace SA

United Kingdom

The Travelling Telescope

The Travelling Telescope

United Kingdom

UK Students for the Exploration and Development of Space

UK Students for the Exploration and Development of Space

United Kingdom

Opifex Global

Opifex Global

United States

Space Court Foundation

Space Court Foundation

United States

Space Frontier Foundation

Space Frontier Foundation

United States

Ad Astra STEAM Media

Ad Astra STEAM Media

United States

Advancing X

Advancing X

United States

Antarexxa

Antarexxa

United States

Batrice & Associates

Batrice & Associates

United States

Desert Research Institute

Desert Research Institute

United States

LifeShip Inc

LifeShip Inc

United States

Made In Space

Made In Space

United States

Moon Express

Moon Express

United States

Nanoracks

Nanoracks

United States

Offworld

Offworld

United States

Orbite

Orbite

United States

Scout Inc.

Scout Inc.

United States

Eureka Geo

Eureka Geo

Cameroun

Drone Link

Drone Link

Malawi

Ministry of Higher Education, Technology and Innovation Namibia MHETI

Ministry of Higher Education, Technology and Innovation Namibia MHETI

Namibia

GGPEN

GGPEN

Angola

South African National Space Agency

South African National Space Agency

South Africa

Kenya Space Agency

Kenya Space Agency

Kenya

Nebula Research & Development

Nebula Research & Development

Saudi Arabia

ArabSAT

ArabSAT

Saudi Arabia

Lebanon National Center for Remote Sensing

Lebanon National Center for Remote Sensing

Lebanon

Interview with David Anderman: How SpaceX Prepared Civilian Space Tourists Ahead of Historic Private Launch

Interview with David Anderman: How SpaceX Prepared Civilian Space Tourists Ahead of Historic Private Launch

Sep 15, 2021

David Anderman, former general counsel at SpaceX, joined Cheddar to discuss the prep work that the civilian astronauts had to endure in order to be cleared for launch. He also talked about what the launch means for SpaceX as a company, particularly as the company expands its mission bringing high-sp...

Interview with Deborah Sass: Previewing SpaceX's Historic 'Inspiration 4' Mission

Interview with Deborah Sass: Previewing SpaceX's Historic 'Inspiration 4' Mission

Sep 15, 2021

SpaceX is sending the first all-civilian crew into orbit tonight in the 'Inspiration 4' flight. Cheddar News was joined by Space Hero Founding Partner and Co-CEO Deborah Sass to preview the flight and discuss the future of commercial space flight.

These reality shows are sending regular people to space

These reality shows are sending regular people to space

Aug 05, 2021

The hottest new reality show isn't set in a house, on an obstacle course, or on the Jersey Shore. Television producers are betting on a new location: the International Space Station.

Space Hero: Inside the TV Show that Wants to Take You to Space (Literally)

Space Hero: Inside the TV Show that Wants to Take You to Space (Literally)

Jul 01, 2021

Space Hero, first announced in September 2020, aims to choose one lucky winner and send them to the International Space Station in 2023. The event will employ aerospace company Axiom Space to send the winner on one of its future crewed missions, which could use a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule.

Civilians are rushing to sign up to space-travel competitions. Some are looking to push themselves to the limit, while others hope it will help their career ambitions.

Civilians are rushing to sign up to space-travel competitions. Some are looking to push themselves to the limit, while others hope it will help their career ambitions.

May 29, 2021

The makers of Space Hero have signed an agreement with NASA but this "does not authorize a private astronaut mission to the International Space Station," a NASA spokesperson told Space.com. Rather, it is "a nonreimbursable Space Act Agreement for the purpose of facilitating initial cooperation and i...

Jessica Sue Rasmussen

Jessica Sue Rasmussen

Founding Investor and Global Advisor - Legal

Anu Ojha

Anu Ojha

Founding Investor and Global Advisor - Space

JL Pomeroy

JL Pomeroy

Founding Investor

Shiv Paul

Shiv Paul

Founding Investor and Global Advisor - Diversity and Inclusion

Jennie-Marie Larsen

Jennie-Marie Larsen

Founding Investor and Global Advisor - AI

Moriba Jah

Moriba Jah

Global Advisor - Space

Jo Burford

Jo Burford

Global Influencer Strategist

Eldrige De Melo

Eldrige De Melo

Global Development

Lauren Berkowitz

Lauren Berkowitz

Global Development

Chris Welch

Chris Welch

Global Advisor - Space

Cari Davine

Cari Davine

Chief Counsel Prod. Co.

Chris Hearsey

Chris Hearsey

Space Liaison

Soyeon Yi

Soyeon Yi

Global Advisor - Space

Artemis Music founders: Bob Richards & Kristopher Houck

Artemis Music founders: Bob Richards & Kristopher Houck

Founding Investors

Amber Cordero

Amber Cordero

Head of Global Content

Bassam Alfeeli

Bassam Alfeeli

Regional Leader - MENA

Bianca Vasquez

Bianca Vasquez

Bianca Vasquez Creative Content

Bill Borden

Bill Borden

Founding Investor and Global Advisor - Production

Andrew Canter

Andrew Canter

Founding Investor and Global Advisor - Brand

J.O Alt & Lorena Costa

J.O Alt & Lorena Costa

Founding Investors

Philip Byrne

Philip Byrne

Founding Investor and Global Advisor - Finance

Scott Hanson

Scott Hanson

Founding Investor

Marie Korde

Marie Korde

Founding Investor and Global Advisor - Finance

Isi Casas de Valle

Isi Casas de Valle

Community

 Joerg Kreisel

Joerg Kreisel

Global Advisor - Space

Kal Mba

Kal Mba

Technology Adviser

Kavindi De Silva

Kavindi De Silva

Global Events

Matthew Warneford

Matthew Warneford

Global Advisor - Mobile Entertainment

Michal Ziso

Michal Ziso

Global Space Architect

Siddharth Pandey

Siddharth Pandey

Regional Leader - APAC

Christina Levin

Christina Levin

Public Relations

Cliff Fluet

Cliff Fluet

Chief Counsel of Hold Co.

David Willbe

David Willbe

Counsel of Hold Co.

Georgia Lewis Anderson

Georgia Lewis Anderson

Podcast

Ken Hertz

Ken Hertz

Chief Counsel Prod. Co.

Lori Levin

Lori Levin

Public Relations

Paurooshasp Perry

Paurooshasp Perry

Finance

Richard Rubenstein

Richard Rubenstein

Public Relations

Simon & Beverly Hart

Simon & Beverly Hart

Founding Investors

Nicolai Severin Togeby

Nicolai Severin Togeby

Founding Investor

Asongfac Lily Rospeen

Asongfac Lily Rospeen

Regional Leader - Africa

Azhar Mobin

Azhar Mobin

Chief Operating Officer

Barrick Prince

Barrick Prince

Global Advisor - Content

Belinda Rees

Belinda Rees

Global Advisor - Brands

David Anderman

David Anderman

Global Development

Erin Yasgar

Erin Yasgar

Founding Investor and Global Advisor - Marketing & Communications

Jacqueline Forte

Jacqueline Forte

Chief of Staff

Lawrence Azerrad

Lawrence Azerrad

Founding Investor and Global Advisor - Marketing & Communications

Michelle Wallace

Michelle Wallace

Founding Investor and Global Advisor - Marketing & Communications

Nathan Tari

Nathan Tari

Global Advisor - Talent Strategy

Piers Cumberlege

Piers Cumberlege

Founding Investor and Global Advisor - Investement

Poul-Erik Petersen

Poul-Erik Petersen

Founding Investor

Rabeea Rasheed

Rabeea Rasheed

Regional Representative - Asia Pacific

Serene Sass

Serene Sass

Global Advisor - Music

Stacy Gildersleeve

Stacy Gildersleeve

Global Advisor - Data Systems

Sven Preufer

Sven Preufer

Founding Investor and Global Advisor Legal

Valerie Stadler

Valerie Stadler

Founding Investor

Vanajah Siva

Vanajah Siva

Global Advisor - Space

Rick Petersen

Rick Petersen

Global Advisor - Sustainability

Sakshi Sharma

Sakshi Sharma

Strategy & Operations Assistant

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