Nelson is a 4th year undergraduate majoring in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. He has completed an eight-month internship for the United States Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Success. He is currently working with the Inspection Cube-sat team assisting in the development of a small automated inspection satellite. Nelson is a member of the advanced modeling and aeronautics team and a member of the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors Society. He is very interested in space exploration, spacecraft design, and space habitation. Outside of school, Nelson enjoys working on and riding motorcycles.