Chris Barber

Chris founded ISSET in 1998 with the aim of instilling the NASA ‘you can do it’ spirit.

ISSET’s opening event was a live message from Cosmonauts on the Mir Space Station. Since those early days, Chris has worked with Space Centres, businesses, universities, schools and communities in the UK, USA, Norway, France, Netherlands, Spain, India, Mongolia, China, the Arctic and Australia.Chris has developed a large range of the programmes including a Space Station Simulation which takes business and organisation leaders through how NASA prepares teams to deal with incidents in space.  The simulation has been carried out with the top executives of some of the biggest businesses in the World.ISSET uses space exploration and the people behind it to drive students into successful futures. Having been a deputy head teacher in two large high schools, Chris has a long record of leadership and transformation in education.Relocate Global has hosted two highly successful, live stream presentations with ISSET one to promote STEM and space in schools and international schools, as part of their virtual International Education & Schools’ Fair. The second with Sarah Murray, retired NASA Leader and ISSET Head of Operations, in celebration of International Women’s Day, 8 March 2023.

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