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Peter J. Schubert, PhD. President

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at IUPUI and Director of the Richard G. Lugar Center for Renewable Energy, Dr. Schubert has published over 10 book chapters and over 100 conference and journal papers. He recently authored a workbook for space resources utilization and audiobook Titan of Cislunar Space that provides an exciting roadmap for how to use space resources throughout the solar system to promote intergalactic travel.

Thomas P. Burke II, PhD.  Vice President

Dr. Burke is an Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at the University of California, Irvine. Originally from Fishers, Indiana and a proud alumnus of Indiana University, Dr. Burke is passionate about promoting Indiana students who are pursuing careers in space travel.

Michael Bilyeu.  Secretary

With Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from Purdue University, Mr. Bilyeu is an expert in propulsion, aerodynamics, and nuclear engineering.  Mr. Bilyeu himself is a star product of Andromeda Movement scholarships while at Purdue and is passionate for providing younger generations with opportunities to investigate the galaxy.

Aaron McCord, Founder

Aaron McCord was a dreamer from Madison County who believed that one day we might succeed in traveling beyond the borders of our galaxy to explore the universe. In 1997 Aaron's estate established the Andromeda Movement, a registered non-profit 501(c)(3), with the goal of sponsoring Indiana students interested in space exploration. In this way, Aaron left a legacy for younger generations to pursue careers in space flight. 

Former trustees:

     Thomas P. Burke I, Esq

     Jonathon Builta, Esq

     Jama Jameson



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