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Max King

Max King

Max King

Professionnal informations

Mechanical Systems Engineer
University of Toronto – Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics




Region of Max King
Toronto, ON


  • English

Activities sectors

  • Astronomy / solar system
  • Careers in space
  • Mars exploration
  • Space exploration
  • Microgravity
  • Robotics
  • Science satellites
  • Materials science

Conferences types

  • Virtual conferences
  • In-person conferences anywhere in the country


M.A.Sc. (2020) Aerospace Engineering - Microsatellite Systems B.Sc. Materials Engineering - Nano and Functional Materials


Max King is an aerospace engineer currently working on the next generation of space exploration with MDA in Toronto. Max completed his undergraduate degree in Materials Engineering from the University of Alberta, and is a candidate for a Master’s in Applied Science from the University of Toronto in Aerospace Engineering (2020). With time spent abroad working with the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), and here in Canada working on satellites and Canadarm2, he has been a part of Canada’s role in the science and space community internationally. Throughout his studies and early career, Max has worked to bring science to everyone. With volunteer work at observatories, classroom workshops, and public lectures, Max has instilled a passion for science, as well as the exciting vision he has for Canada’s role in the scientific world. As a part of the new Chief Science Advisor’s Youth Council, Max hopes to capture the voice of youth and to engage all Canadians in the wonders of science, especially Canada’s emerging role in the exploration of outer space. With a keen interest in the interplay between science and technology, Max strives to show everyone how much the history and future of space exploration impacts our lives everyday.

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