Carbon Credit Investment Firm Vida Carbon Welcomes Former NASA Astronaut Andrew Feustel as Board Member

Vancouver, British Columbia – TheNewswire – August 23, 2023 – Today, carbon offset investment firm Vida Carbon Corp welcomes retired NASA Astronaut Dr. Andrew J. Feustel to its Board of Directors. Andrew Feustel is a former Astronaut with 23 years of experience at NASA. He served as Deputy Chief of the Astronaut Office from 2020-2022, and acting Chief Astronaut from late 2022 through early 2023.

Drew’s spaceflight experience includes 2 Space Shuttle missions: STS-125 Hubble Space Telescope repair and STS-134 final flight of Endeavour to the International Space Station (ISS). In 2018 he served as Commander of the International Space Station. 

Feustel brings with him a wealth of wisdom and scientific acumen to the Vida Carbon board. 

“I have been fortunate to observe Earth from the unique perspective of space. Viewing our planet at that scale impressed me with a great sense of vulnerability and responsibility for our species and our environment,” says Feustel. “Vida Carbon understands the critical importance of a sustainable future where the carbon emissions from human activity and development are neutralized. I look forward to supporting Vida Carbon’s work in creating the resources necessary for businesses and organizations to take action toward these goals.”

Feustel will join existing board members Michael Konnert and Craig Parry from Inventa Capital Corp., David Cobbold, Vice Chairman of Metals and Mining, Macquarie Group, Vida Carbon’s CEO, Veljko Brcic, and Executive Chairman Jaimie Keech.

“Climate change is a global problem, and it needs a global solution. Drew has seen the Earth from a view that strips away the idea of borders and demonstrates the interconnectedness of our global ecosystem. He’s witnessed firsthand the impact climate change is having on our planet,” says Jamie Keech, Executive Chairman of Vida Carbon. “Businesses need tools to reach net zero emissions, and there is no net zero without carbon offsets. Drew brings his wealth of experience, perspective, and passion to the Vida Carbon board – we are grateful and excited for him to join the team.”

Vida Carbon is an investment firm focused on the rapidly growing carbon offset market. Vida Carbon provides capital and expertise to carbon credit projects that create value for investors and partners. Carbon offsets are an essential tool for reducing greenhouse gas emissions globally.

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About Vida Carbon Corp.

Vida Carbon is an investment firm focused on the growing asset class of carbon offsets. Vida Carbon finances and develops sustainable carbon projects globally. With projects in North and South America, Asia, and Africa, Vida Carbon is creating long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with project developers. All projects supported by Vida Carbon bring economic, social, and environmental benefits to the regions in which they operate. To learn more about Vida Carbon, visit

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