Joanne Still

Find your Space: Space Lawyer

Find your space: Joanne Wheeler

Joanne Wheeler is the Managing Partner at Alden, Chair Satellite Finance Network. Joanne works closely with companies in the space industry who have commercial contracts for launching and building satellites right through to really exciting things like drafting the regulations for life on Mars.


"You want to study law? Yes. I genuinely think it's going to be incredibly important for communications for Earth observation etc"

Quick fire questions

What's your earliest school memory of Science?

What's the most difficult part of your job?

How long did it take you to qualify for your job?

Who are your heroes and heroines?

Example questions for group discussion:

Does being a Space Lawyer interest you? If so, why?

How do you think this role can be used in the future?

What laws do you think will apply to people in space in the future?