To inspire and unite people through space, science, and coffee.
Combining the love of space and coffee, science and engineering, innovation and design; we are the first to explore how space science and technology can improve coffee roasting in space.
Mr. Alkhafaji, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer at Space Roasters. Prior to founding Space Roasters, he has designed various architectural masterpieces stemming from his inspiration of space and the future. Some of his work includes his proposal for Moon Habitations and architectural standards, and his futuristic work around the city of Dubai. He has over 6 years of design experience and 2 years of robotic design. Alkhafaji holds a Bachelor of Science in architectural design from the University of Sharjah. He received his Master of Science degree in Space Studies from the International Space University in Strasbourg, France.
Mr. Cavallini serves as a co-founder and the Chief Technical Officer at Space Roasters. Previously coming from the biotech industry, he has over 8 years of engineering design experience and 3 years of manufacturing experience. He has held a position at NASA JSC and is currently at Orbital ATK as a Manufacturing Engineer. He has over 5 years of experience roasting, brewing, and tasting coffee from around the world. Cavallini holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from San Diego State University. He also received his Master of Science degree in Space Studies from the International Space University in Strasbourg, France.
Kelli Sullivan serves as the Chief Communications Officer at Space Roasters. She has worked in the public, private, and non-profit sectors, increasing awareness and outreach efforts for a wide spectrum of organizations. With a passion for space communications and STEAM outreach, Kelli has done advocacy work in Washington, DC, Florida's historic space coast, and around the world. She also attended the International Astronautical Congress in 2016, where she engaged with industry leaders on opportunities and challenges in the growing space economy. An avid coffee lover, Kelli has explored the world searching for the best cup. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Political Science from Arizona State University.