About us

Interstellar Lab's
mission is to help
build a future full
of life on earth and

To do so, the team of engineers and scientists is developing and building closed-loop villages as well as the environment controlled systems and life support technologies that are needed for a regenerative life.
The company combines architecture, engineering, product design and science.
The team collaborates with international universities and institutes in scientific research in environmental science, agriculture, biochemistry, geophysics, biophysics, planetary sciences, anthropology and psychology.

Interstellar Lab
Interstellar Lab
  • Barbara B.

    Barbara B.

    Founder and CEO

    Barbara is an entrepreneur and investor, passionate about science, space and AI. She started her career as an investor at 23. At 27, she helped launch The Family, a Paris-based incubator and Hello Tomorrow, an event fostering scientific innovation. The same year, she founded her own asset management firm which gave birth to Hardware Club in 2015. Youngest women founder of a venture capital fund in Europe, she is in Top 10 Women in Tech in France in 2018 and Global Top 100 of Forbes. In love with nature, certified scuba diver and training as a private pilot. She played piano for 13 years. Walks, meditates and whistles everyday. Has a secret passion for cycling in the dark.

  • Thibaut L.

    Thibaut L.

    ECLSS Engineer

    Thibaut is a Materials Engineer. He has a french Engineering Diploma and a canadian Master degree in Materials Engineering. Foodie, gourmand and sensitive, easy to understand that he grew up in a vineyard between two rows of vines. Saxophone player and jazz lover you can meet him in a vaulted cellar with softened light during his free time.

  • Matthieu M.

    Matthieu M.

    Simulation Engineer

    Matthieu is a Civil Engineer specialised in Mathematics. He also has a Master Degree in Mathematical Engineering for Data Science and Cryptography.
    Passionate about space, mathematics and music, he writes science-fiction novels. Unable to optimize his free time, he currently holds european record for density minesweeper. Convinced he will be the first man to walk on Mars.

  • Stanislava A.

    Stanislava A.


    Stanislava is a PhD in Earth and Environmental sciences, specialized in the Earth's magnetic field evolution and its connection with processes acting in the Earth's deep interior, as well as the life of ancient human societies, environmental and climate changes. She has a Master degree in the domain of Geology, with specialization in Paleontology. Originally she is from Moscow, Russia, at present living in Paris, France. She is passionate about literature and music, likes hiking in the mountains and cycling. In her spare time she plays piano, makes some handcrafting, and follow an archery training course.

  • Can D.

    Can D.


    Can studies architecture at the University of Southern California and has worked in various architecture offices as part of his training. He got involved with space architecture during project focusing on using space technologies to enhance urban design in Earth. He used to play tennis professionally and strongly believes he can host the first Grand Slam on Mars.

  • Matteo D.

    Matteo D.

    ECLSS Engineer

    Matteo holds Master degree in Aerospace Engineering at Politecnico di Torino. He attended last year the 2nd level specializing master in SpacE Exploration and Development Systems, where he designed a human space habitat exploiting the lunar In Situ Resources. 50 years after the Apollo landing, he hopes to contribute to bringing the humans to live permanently on Mars. Otherwise his main interest is football.