A scientist with entrepreneurial leanings, Laura Forczyk has desired to dance on the Moon and explore the stars from a young age. She holds bachelor's and master's degrees in astrophysics and conducted doctoral studies in planetary science. She has researched astrophysics and planetary science at three NASA centers and worked for a nonprofit facilitating International Space Station national laboratory research. She has flown research on two parabolic "Zero G" campaigns, worked ground support for a third, and managed a satellite branch of an international "Zero G" start-up. She has analyzed space science, human spaceflight, launch vehicles, near-space vehicles, space tourism, spaceports, and space policy. She runs the Astralytical Laboratory for Space Resources. She is currently writing a book on the millennial generation working in the space industry.