LifeShip is a San Francisco based mission-driven space and genomics company.
Our mission is to spread life in the Universe, record life as a genetic backup copy for the future, and connect people to a hope-filled message about life and the cosmos.
LifeShip was founded by Ben Haldeman who is our CEO. Ben’s work has been about looking for other signs of life in space and using space to help life on Earth. Most recently, Ben was at Planet for 5 years, where he designed and launched over 300 satellites. Previously, Ben spent 8 years building a global telescope network to find new habitable planets. Ben designed instruments to look for life on Mars while in grad school for ME / product design at UC Berkeley. His background is in hardware design, biochemistry, rocket science, strategy, program management, mission design, agile development, and product management.
The LifeShip team is a remote-first group of about 5 people that are deeply mission aligned. We are product designers, brand and content specialist, sales funnel experts, and entrepreneurs connected to doing good for our Earth. LifeShip has several incredible advisors that bring depth and breadth to building innovative companies related to space.