Brian Rider, CTO of LeoStella (April 5th) – Prospects for the Pacific Northwest Space Industry

Brian has an extensive career developing space systems for a variety of commercial and government missions. His technical background includes mission solutions, satellite systems, and payloads. Brian has been a key contributor to many well-known programs in commercial Earth observation, hyperspectral imaging, missile warning, space situational awareness, optical communications, weather monitoring, and interplanetary exploration. Brian helped create LeoStella from the ground up and works closely with the team to develop disruptive capabilities across a wide range of customer applications.

LeoStella’s focus is to develop, manufacture, and deliver small satellites cost-effectively and at-scale. The company is located in Tukwila.

Source: Bellevue Rotary Club