PhD candidate 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 works in AST&Science.
He was involved in projects like the Google Lunar X-Prize race to the Moon with the spherical rover PicoRover and the WikiSat project, a less than 20 grams femto-satellite.