Chris Temby received his Bachelors of Science degree in Physics, with minors in Astronomy and Planetary Sciences and History, from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is an aspiring astrobiologist and astronaut. Chris is a private pilot and a PADI scuba divemaster. His academic interests lie within the intersection of geobiology and geochemistry to better understand the linkage between life and the geologic system of which it is a part. He plans to pursue a PhD in Field Geology studying Mars Analog environments. Chris is the President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Agnostic Life Finding Association Inc., (ALFA).