Space Science, Analysis, Consulting
Astralytical is a research, consulting, and publishing firm founded in 2016 and located outside of Atlanta. We specialize in space-related scientific research, industry and policy analysis, career coaching, and communications. We welcome global clientele for consulting, coaching, project, or ongoing support.
A scientist with entrepreneurial leanings, Laura Seward Forczyk has desired to dance on the Moon and explore the stars from a young age. She holds bachelor's and master's degrees in astrophysics and conducted doctoral studies in planetary science. She has researched astrophysics and planetary science at three NASA centers and worked for a nonprofit facilitating International Space Station national laboratory research. She has flown research on two parabolic "Zero G" campaigns, worked ground support for a third, and managed a satellite branch of an international "Zero G" start-up. Her industry analysis includes a company ranking system and four reports on the topics of NASA human spaceflight, launch vehicles, launch rates, near-space vehicles. Her space policy expertise has been utilized by three US House of Representatives' offices and five state and county organizations. She runs the Astralytical Laboratory for Space Resources focusing on icy regolith dynamics. She is the Founder and Executive Director of the Georgia Space Alliance. She is currently writing a book on the millennial generation working in the space industry.