Andrew Diddle is a Biological Scientist at Space Tango. In this role, he works on the design and implementation of biological procedures, experiments, and systems for our payloads. He also maintains the biology lab at the Space Tango’s headquarters.
Prior to Space Tango, Andrew worked in a medicinal biochemistry lab where he not only managed the greenhouse systems but helped improve the procedure for isolating anacardic acid from geranium plants. He also worked in microbial genomics labs where he isolated and studied Pseudomonas strains from their environment as well as strains isolated from cystic fibrosis patients.
Andrew obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology with an emphasis on Cellular Physiology from the University of Louisville. During the completion of his Master of Science in Space Systems Engineering from Morehead State University, Andrew also managed several investigations at Space Tango including the development of a microgravity aeroponics system for plant growth.