Lecturer in Astronautics and Advanced Propulsion
Dr. Angelo Niko Grubišić leads the double life of a lecturer of Astronautics at the University of Southampton and a wingsuit BASE jumper. As project coordinator, Dr. Angelo is responsible for the on-going progression of the Icarus Project as well as being the wingsuit test pilot for wingsuit development and the record attempt. He is an extreme sports enthusiast who has been developing spacecraft ion engines for many years for agencies such as NASA and ESA. Dr. Angelo now teaches spacecraft systems engineering and spacecraft propulsion at the University of Southampton and hopes to inspire students to follow their dreams.