Dr. Christian Lange
Director of the Space Exploration Planning, Coordination & Advanced Concepts Division
Canadian Space Agency (CSA)
Dr. Christian Lange is the Director of the Space Exploration Planning, Coordination and Advanced Concepts Division of the Canadian Space Agency. He is responsible for planning Canada’s participation in future national and international space exploration missions; including directing the development of science, technology, and mission roadmaps; pre-mission advanced concept studies; providing leadership within CSA to the conceptualization and enablement of commercialization related to space exploration; and directing coordinated global exercises with international partners.
Dr. Lange is a CSA representative to the International Space Exploration Coordination Group (ISECG), a voluntary, non-binding coordination forum, presently composed of 27 space agencies. With the transition of the ISECG Chair to the CSA in Sep 2020, he currently leads the ISECG activities.
Christian has been with the CSA since 2001, where he started his career as a post-doctoral fellow and subsequently worked for several years as Robotics Researcher in multibody system dynamics before shifting his focus to strategic planning activities. He has master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rostock, Germany and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Technology, Graz, Austria.
Space Exploration Track
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Track: Track Pass