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 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.
She is a NASA Subject Matter Expert for planetary science missions. Her industry analysis includes human spaceflight, new spaceports, smallsat launch vehicles, US launch rates, and near-space vehicles. Her space policy expertise includes U.S. congressional initiatives and Georgia space policy initiatives. She also has experience with conference planning, social media, and movie & media consulting. 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. She provides space career coaching for students, recent graduates, and mid-career professionals.