Mr. Kris Kimel Receives 2023 Bluegrass Legacy Award

Our 2023 Bluegrass Legacy award recipient is a national leader in deep space research and a leader in the Kentucky aerospace industry, Kris Kimel, co-founder of Space Tango and several other entrepreneurial STEM related enterprises.  Let’s go to the video Kyle.

Kris Kimel’s most recent endeavor into space research is the Founder of Humanity in Deep Space in 2019, an initiative that fosters a planetary conversation as humankind continues its transition into space as our minds surround the possibilities and limitations of the future.

Early in his career, Kimel served as the executive assistant for the Kentucky Attorney General and chief administrative assistant for Lieutenant Governor Steve Beshear, who was also secretary of the Bluegrass Tomorrow Board of Directors at that time.

We don’t have Star Wars music to play, but let’s imagine it….. as we congratulate our 2023 Bluegrass Legacy Award for Entrepreneurship in Aerospace Technology, Kris Kimel.