Guidance – Navigation
And Control, Associate Program, Fall 2024
Updated on 3/15/2024
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

6%

1 year growth

14%

2 year growth

36%
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
CategoriesNew
Research & Development
Space & Rocket Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Requirements
  • Currently hold a B.S. and have plans to pursue an M.S. in a technical discipline (e.g. engineering, CS, physics) with a focus on control systems, orbital mechanics, or spacecraft design
  • Familiarity with control theory and/or estimation methods
  • Experience with python and/or C/C++
  • Demonstrated ability to personally design, build, and test software and/or hardware from scratch
  • US Citizenship or Green Card
Responsibilities
  • Work with the Guidance, Navigation, and Control team to design, build, and test satellite software and hardware