Leah Ott is a researcher and intern program manager for Excalibur Almaz USA. Current projects involve asteroid mining and lunar cyclers. Her work with Excalibur has led to involvement with the Heinlein Prize Trust, which led to her becoming president of the Virginia Edition Publishing Company. Her position at Excalibur was precipitated by attending the International Space University, Masters of Space Science 2009. Prior to that she was a member of NASA Academy at Marshall Space Flight Center 2007, while completing her undergraduate in mathematics at Eastern University. She has also been a judge for the annual Rice University Business Plan Competition.
Researcher and Intern Program Manager, Excalibur Almaz USA