Joshua Tristancho was born in Majorca in the Balearic Islands (Spain) in 1974. He has his military service in the Air Force at the Son San Juan airbase.
He has been working with airplanes, helicopters and general aviation since in 2002 he decided to become an aerospace engineer. Now he is a PhD candidate in the UPC Barcelona Tech university.
In addition, he is part of the Team FREDNET which are participating in the Google Lunar X-Prize race to the moon. He has developed, with his working group, a ball-like rover called PicoRover.