We are taking on one of
humanity's most important challenges.

Four billion people do not have access to the internet. Astranis is going to change that.
We are building the next generation of smaller, lower-cost telecommunications satellites to bring the world online.

Join us and work with top engineers who have flown things in space before.
We are a well-funded team that moves fast.

 

Our Team

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John, CEO

Executive Director at Commercial Spaceflight Federation
Director of Rocket Flight Operations at X Prize
Stanford Aerospace Engineering
Purdue Aerospace Engineering

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Ryan, CTO

Lead Engineer at Planet Labs
Flight Controls on Dream Chaser
MIT Aerospace Engineering
Has designed, built, tested over 100 small satellites

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Miki, Operations and Strategy

Strategy and Management Consulting at IDEO
Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School
Cal Poly Aerospace Engineering

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Karl, Antennas and Payload Architecture

30 years experience in spacecraft antenna design
Executive Director of Antenna Subsystems Operations at SSL
UCLA Electrical Engineering
Caltech Electrical Engineering

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Steve, 

Digital Radio

Senior Systems Engineer at Qualcomm
Led largest DSP feature revision to Qualcomm's 3G modems
University of Michigan Electrical Engineering

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Siamak, Antennas & RF Design

 

Antenna Module Lead, Starlink Program at SpaceX

Lead Antenna Engineer at Ossia

Senior Antenna Engineer at IV

PhD Electrical Engineering

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Girts, Software

9 years at Google
University of Rochester Computer Science
University of Latvia Computer Science

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John, GNC

4 years Control Systems Lead at Tyvak
4 years Senior Engineer at Orbital Sciences
Cal Poly Aerospace Engineering

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Sam, Structures

6 years Senior Mechanical Engineer at SpaceX
Lead Structures Engineer at Mars Transport System
Wash U in St. Louis Mechanical Engineering
 

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Baird, Power Electronics

8 years Senior Power Electronics Engineer at SpaceX
Led hardware design of first-ever Autonomous Flight Termination System
NC State Electrical Engineering

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Roshena, GNC and Software

Stanford Autonomous Systems Lab
Stanford Mechanical Engineering
Berkeley Mechanical Engineering

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Brady, Digital Radio Hardware

High-speed digital at Analog Devices
UIUC Mixed Signal Design Group
UIUC Electrical Engineering

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Ali, Business Development and Product Marketing

Strategy & Planning at Intelsat

Business Development at O3b

CDI, MBA

TU München, Masters in Telecoms Eng

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John, Business Development

Business Development at Bryce Space and Technology
Executive Director at SEDS
Office of the CFO at NASA
U.S. Air Force
Arizona State University

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Cory, Software

6 years at Skybox/Terra-Bella
4 years at Space Micro
Montana State University Computer Science

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Steve, Digital Payload

5 years at Google

5 years at Agilent

Sonoma State Electrical Engineering, Applied Math, and Computer Science

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Mike, Software

Systems Engineer at Kitty Hawk Corporation

Seattle University Computer Science

Built and flew swarm of 50 fixed-wing drones

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Lenny, Signal Integrity

Signal Integrity Engineer at Brocade Communications

Senior Hardware Engineer at LeCroy Protocol Solutions

San Jose State Electrical Engineering

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Han, Power Electronics

Avionics at SpaceX
Yale Electrical Engineering

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Jay, Structures

Mechanical at Millennium Space Systems
PolySat CubeSat Lab at Cal Poly
Cal Poly Mechanical Engineering

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Derek, Payload Electronics

Research and Development at Sandia National Laboratories
University of Michigan Electrical Engineering

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Mason, Digital Payload

Center for High Performance Reconfigurable Computing

NASA Glenn Research Center

University of Florida Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Kyle, Mechanisms

Researcher at MIT Lincoln Laboratory
MIT Mechanical Engineering

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Rachel, Office Management

4 years at Lincoln Financial Advisors
UC Berkeley Mass Communications

 

our advisors

  Dr. fred harris   Pioneer of software-defined radio  Professor at SDSU since 1967

Dr. fred harris

Pioneer of software-defined radio

Professor at SDSU since 1967

  Dr. Bobby Braun   Former CTO at NASA

Dr. Bobby Braun

Former CTO at NASA

  Dr. Roger Myers   Former Head of Spacecraft Propulsion at Aerojet Rocketdyne

Dr. Roger Myers

Former Head of Spacecraft Propulsion at Aerojet Rocketdyne

  Dan Berkenstock   Founding CEO of Skybox Imaging

Dan Berkenstock

Founding CEO of Skybox Imaging

 

our investors

 
 
 



Jeff Dean • Lars Rasmussen • Kyle Vogt • Jaan Tallinn • Qasar Younis • Jared Friedman