Meet the expert

Meet the expert

Sarah Halpin


Sarah began with NSR (an Analysys Mason company) in 2021, creating website and social media content, before moving to the dedicated mobility markets research team. Her areas of focus are government and military connectivity, space and satellite industry environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies, and rural broadband activity.

Sarah regularly guest lectures at the International Space University (ISU) and other institutes focusing on astrobiology and the psychological impacts of long-term space travel. She is also a member of the Space Generation Advisory Council and the Moon Village association, where she is actively involved in the development of STEM and space programmes for young people.

Sarah is a graduate of the ISU’s MSc in Space Studies. During her time at ISU, she contributed to the 'Manufacturing in Space' team project, presented at the International Astronautical Congress (2019), and the 'Legal and Ethical issues surrounding future Carrington Events' research group, published in New Space: The journal of Space Entrepreneurship and Innovation (March 2020).

In 2019, Sarah acompleted an internship with JAXA’s Human Spaceflight Technology Directorate and the University of Tsukuba’s Laboratory of Occupational Psychiatry and Space Medicine, focusing on confinement and stress in relation to spaceflight.

Sarah has a background in research and behavioural science, having completed a Masters in Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Bangor, Wales, and a BA in Behavioural Sciences (Psychology) at the American College Dublin, Ireland. She has presented her research findings at international conferences, including IASSID, U.K and the first international conference on Time Perspectives, Portugal.