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NovaWurks, Inc.

NovaWurks is revolutionizing the space industry with our Hyper-Integrated Satlet (HISat™) based Conformal Spacecraft™ and custom spacecraft and services.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Aerospace
  • Location Los Alamitos, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2011
  • Employees 40
  • Website novawurks.com

Company Summary

NOVAWURKS is leading the movement away from the traditional approach to hosted payloads with the Conformal Spacecraft™. Based on our modular HISat™ platform – the Conformal Spacecraft™ conforms to the shape and capability requirements of the payload, rather than the bus. The result is a reduction in the high cost and technical restrictions of traditional hosted payload providers, and the availability of a cadre of revolutionary space services


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    Talbot John Jaeger
    Chief Techologist

    Talbot Jaeger is founder and Chief Technologist of NovaWurks with over 30 years of experience in development, project management, systems engineering, ground and spaceflight. He led development of the Mayflower CubeSat, delivering product from initial design to launch integrator in 6 months. He led launch vehicle design and concept development with Wittinghill Aerospace and Scaled Composites, and Chief Architect for F6 seeding study and phase 1.

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    Chief Advanced Concepts

    Paul Lithgow oversees the company’s business development effort in the commercial sector and is tasked with exploring and growing space-based services and technologies projects for business and government agency applications. With 30+ years of experience in aerospace engineering, management, and an Air Force veteran, Paul has led a variety of space industry businesses including Comtech AeroAstro, Radyne and Spectrum Astro.


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    William Chapman
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    William Frey