Dr. Allison Anderson is an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences and an Adjunct Professor in Integrative Physiology. Her work focuses on aerospace biomedical engineering and human physiology in extreme environments, with the goal of enabling a human mission to Mars. She received a Ph.D. from MIT and a postdoctoral fellowship from the National Space Biomedical Research Institute. She grew up on a farm in rural Missouri, is the fourth child of five, and is now a private pilot.


Imagine 2019 speaker Allison Anderson shares her thoughts with TEDxMileHigh on microgravity, compromise, loving the stars, and a mission to Mars. Find out what advice Allison lives by and how you can support her big idea.

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