FREE is a not-for-profit academic research organization co-founded by Apollo 14 Astronaut Dr. Edgar Mitchell, Harvard University Emeritus Professor of Astrophysics Dr. Rudy Schild, Australian therapist and researcher Mary Rodwell, and Rey Hernandez, an attorney with the US Dept of Treasury. FREE has an 11 member Board of Directors comprised of Ph.D. Physicists, Ph.D. Psychologists, Ph.D. Neuroscientists, other Ph.D. Scientists, and lay researchers. Dr. Rudy Schild is the Executive Director.

Our website receives about 150 visits per day. Many people from around the world use the site to learn more about consciousness and what their experiences it means.

We are a non-profit and we are on a mission! Your funds go to the following efforts and more:

  • Website hosting and management
  • Posting of new books and research
  • Answering emails from our visitors

We also have plans for videos and other services for those having experiences of all types.

Thank you for your help, it is greatly appreciated. Please email for more information.