Propulsion Intern
Summer 2024
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Astranis

201-500 employees

Building low-cost satellites for global internet access
Company Overview
Astranis Space Technologies is a leader in the telecommunications industry, specializing in the creation of small, cost-effective satellites aimed at providing internet access to the 4 billion people globally who are currently without. The company's unique satellite broadband networks offer unparalleled capabilities, attracting both commercial and government customers, and have led to partnerships with top industry players like Orbits Corp, Pacific Dataport, Grupo Andesat, and Anuvu. These collaborations are not only expanding Astranis' global reach but also enabling the company to bring high-speed internet to underserved communities, demonstrating its commitment to social impact.
Hardware
Aerospace
B2C

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$555.3M

Founded

2015

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

11%

2 year growth

39%
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Intern
Desired Skills
Python
CategoriesNew
Aerospace Engineering
Hardware Engineering
Requirements
  • Currently pursuing a B.S. in a technical discipline (e.g. Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, Physics)
  • Understanding of spacecraft systems and operation demonstrated through course work or student organizations
  • Demonstrated ability to personally design, build, and test hardware from scratch
  • US Citizenship or Green Card
  • Must be onsite in San Francisco 3 days a week minimum
Responsibilities
  • Make an impact on the Propulsion team by designing, analyzing, building, and testing propulsion system hardware
  • Take on interdisciplinary projects with other teams to support Propulsion and company initiatives
  • Learn how to apply your academic experience to real world situations and develop team skills to fuel you academic and professional careers
Desired Qualifications
  • Familiarity with spacecraft design with a focus on chemical and/or electrical propulsion for spacecraft
  • Experience with Python
  • Test experience with spacecraft propulsion systems