SpaceRyder Appoints Kepler Communications CEO Mina Mitry to Advisory Board – Parabolic Arc


SpaceRyde is building a network of smart rockets in space that provide on-demand freight transportation from Earth to the Moon and everywhere in between, providing private Uber-like service for space cargo. Credit: SpaceRyde

Mina Mitry joins SpaceRyde’s advisory board and notes the importance of its on-demand space transportation service to the successful development of the space economy. (Credit: SpaceRyde/Space Kepler)

Founder and CEO of Kepler Communications, Mina Mitry joins former SpaceX Vice President Jeff Thornburg as a new member of SpaceRyde’s advisory board.

TORONTO, Aug. 9, 2022 (SpaceRyder PR) — SpaceRyde, the world’s first rocket network providing on-demand cargo transportation from Earth to the Moon and everywhere in between, today announced the addition of another Canadian space innovator and CEO of Kepler Communications, Mina Mitry, on the company’s advisory board. Mitry will join the inaugural member of SpaceRyde; career space engineer and former vice president of propulsion engineering at SpaceX, Jeff Thornburg to the board.

Mina Mitry is the co-founder and CEO of Kepler Communications, a company that seeks to simplify access to space-generated data and enable humans to reach beyond Earth. Located in downtown Toronto, Kepler designs, builds and operates a satellite network that will deliver Internet for Space to satellites and future space stations. In 2018, under Mitry’s leadership, Kepler was named one of the world’s most innovative space companies by Fast Company.

“Affordable, on-demand space transportation will be a game-changer for developing and supporting the future space economy,” Mitry said; “I am delighted to share my expertise with another Canadian space company, SpaceRyde, to help them not only remove the bottleneck of space innovation, but also build our shared vision of a space civilization. »

SpaceRyde has been building and testing at an unprecedented rate; from ideation to flights to customer service in just 5 years. The company was founded in 2018 and is serving client missions in 2023 and planning their first lunar mission in 2024. With the addition of Mitry’s expertise, the company plans to significantly expand its operations to support its larger lunar mission. on-demand and affordable service. logistics infrastructure for transporting space cargo to, from and in space.

“Mina has set the standard for Canadian space companies,” says Sohrab, “and we’re excited to draw on his experiences to build the future of space transportation that will one day carry Kepler satellites, when and where they need to go, to support their goal of building the internet of space.

About SpaceRyde:

SpaceRyde is building a network of smart rockets in space that provide on-demand freight transportation from Earth to the Moon and everywhere in between, providing private Uber-like service for space cargo. This network forms the logistical infrastructure needed to accelerate space development, unlocking trillions of dollars of value for the new space economy.

At the core of SpaceRyde’s business is the belief that the development of the new space economy should not come at the expense of our planet. We have developed the world’s only sustainable launch system that carries the rocket above the atmosphere, protecting the ozone layer and reducing the environmental impact on Earth. Additionally, SpaceRyde’s smart rockets are equipped with enhanced start-up technology that allows them to have a life beyond their initial mission, enabling them to become the logistical infrastructure needed to support continued innovation in the world. space without contributing to the space waste crisis. Based in Canada, SpaceRyde’s facility is the country’s first and only rocket factory and rocket test facility. To learn more about SpaceRyde, visit www.spaceryde.com.

About Kepler Communications:

Kepler is a satellite telecommunications provider whose mission is to build the Internet for space. Incorporated in 2015, Kepler provides seamless, real-time connectivity for space communications, breaking down barriers to make space-generated data universally available. The Kepler network will initially serve Low Earth Orbit (LEO) and plans to provide connectivity services to space missions in LEO, MEO, GEO and beyond. Based in Toronto, Kepler is building a global business to enable communications for the future space economy. The first to launch and operate a Ku-band satellite service in low Earth orbit, Kepler expanded its capabilities with the successful commissioning of a cubesat production facility at its Toronto headquarters. The company is backed by Costanoa Ventures, IA Ventures and other leading investors.

SpaceRyde is building a network of smart rockets in space that provide on-demand freight transportation from Earth to the Moon and everywhere in between, providing private Uber-like service for space cargo. 1 credit

Mina Mitry joins SpaceRyde’s advisory board and notes the importance of its on-demand space transportation service to the successful development of the space economy. Credit: SpaceRyde/Espace Kepler

CONTACT

Jen Scholten

1-647-614-2480

[email protected]Small satellite logo

August 6 to 11, 2022

Utah State University, Logan, Utah

CONFERENCE

SPONSORS

EXHIBITORS

STUDENTS

OUR TEAM

Previous Trenton, NJ wants to reconfigure part of Route 29
Next Trump may be an outlier, but others have paid for mishandling classified material