Architect & Mars One Round 3 Candidate (Mars 100)
Kay Radzik was born in Japan and is an Architect from Reno, Nevada. She earned a Bachelor of Architecture from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, and is currently Project Architect at a Design/Build company. She is a member of American Institute of Architects, the Mars Society, and the Planetary Society; is a regular judge in the yearly International University Rover Challenge; and is on the Management Team of the Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) located in the middle of the Utah desert. She is known for her loyalty, compassion, tenacity, and attention to detail.
Kay has long been an advocate of human settlement on Mars, and is currently a Round 3 Candidate with Mars One – one of the “Mars 100”. Their aim is to establish a permanent human settlement on Mars; they are a global initiative whose goal is to make this everyoneís mission. Sending humans to Mars is a phenomenal undertaking by all standards and presents very real risks and challenges.
Problem-solving and taking any project to fruition with her team is her passion. Gardening and growing food is her hobby. Reading books is her obsession. She strives to achieve knowledge, reason, honesty, and grace in Science and Architecture. With her diverse skills and life experiences, her aspirations to be one of the first settlers on Mars may just become a reality.