Richard is a twenty-year-old Canadian citizen in his first year of Engineering Science at the University of Toronto. Working as a freelance web designer and developer, Richard has an active interest in computer programming and hardware systems, as well as physics, chemistry, and mathematics. Having studied piano performance and music theory and history from early childhood, Richard is also an avid musician and songwriter. Richard's long-standing fascination with history and politics also stems from his Polish-Canadian upbringing and education, along with his good fortune of having lived and traveled abroad as a youth. Upon completing his formal education, Richard hopes to work in the field of aerospace, and one day found a private space exploration firm.