Saber Astronautics

The next generation of spacecraft control software will reduce the cost of operations and greatly improve safety during flight.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Boulder, CO, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2008
  • Employees 6
  • Website

Company Summary

Saber Astronautics is dedicated to making the aerospace industry safer, easier, and cheaper. Our software allows you to understand how internal spacecraft systems are affected by their external environment. With this deep knowledge you can diagnose defective components in real time, enabling rapid recovery and reduced risk. The approach scales to a wide range of "Big Data" problems, ranging from Agriculture to Utilities.


  • Formerly a Major for USSTRATCOM (Space Command) and deployed internationally in support of military space missions. Lead instructor at the Interservice Space Fundamentals Course and a guest engineer at SMDC Battle Lab. Conducted hardware-software integration for the Hubble Space Telescope and testing for the ISS. Founded the University of Sydney space engineering laboratory. Completed a PhD in robotics, pioneering methods of Systems engineering.

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    Operations - USA

    Dr. Meehan brings over 14 years of hands-on experience founding and leading multidisciplinary research in areas as diverse as the developing synthetic blood from stem cells, to making carbon nanotubes chemical sensors. He is highly published in top peer reviewed journals and brings a strong sense of academic rigor. He has operational experience from the Peace Corps, and is a skilled communicator equally comfortable in the lab or the boardroom.

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    Operations - Australia

    Dr Green is a highly experienced mechatronics engineer, with products on the market for Raytheon and CISCO. He designed telecommunications infrastructure in use by US police and private industry. He has experience in production, managed the expansion of two successful start-ups, and is an expert witness for telecommunications crime cases. Dr Green’s PhD developed algorithms for autonomous control of heavy vehicles in off-road terrains.

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    Partner, Director of Engineering - USA

    Shawn has 20 years experience in large-scale systems engineering, software, and R&D in real-time robotics. His background is highly diverse, including defense, aerospace, medical, and mining. Shawn was an Army Space Ops and Intelligence Officer at STRATCOM. He was a project manager for Orica Mining Services, exploring advance automation and remote sensing. Shawn also worked on Lockheed Martin R&D for next-generation robotic military convoys.

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    Partner, R&D - Medical and Engineering, Flight Surgeon

    Daniel has a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering from the Univeristy of Sydney (University Medal). He developed an electrodynamic tether deployer (DragEn) and design software (EDTsuite). Daniel graduated with Honours in Medicine in 2009 and completed a Masters of Surgery by Research in 2013 with the Colloborative Transplant Group. He was a founder of Westmead's Emergency Medicine Interest Group and the Western Clinical School Surgical Association.

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    Partner - USA

    Zach is a senior national security professional with 19 years of experience in business operations and program management. He works closely with Executives to build administrative, operational, and program functions for mission success. He assists development of policies to support contract operations and is responsible for supporting revenue growth, expense, cost and margin control; and monthly, quarterly and annual financial goal management.

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    Mr. Butler is skilled in C++, Javascript, HTML, XML, PHP, Perl, and Flash. His graphics design/CAD experience includes Photoshop and Pro Engineer. Previous projects included engineering the electrical system of Principia College’s first solar-powered car, “Ra” which eventually beat teams from MIT and Stanford in the American Solar Challenge Race. Mr. Butler also designed and implemented industry quality graphic user interfaces.

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    Partner - AUS

    Michael is an experienced Systems Integrator with 14 years of experience in engineering as well as 7 years in SATCOMS engineering