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Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems LLC (AKA: Terran Orbital)
Profile last edited on: 1/13/2020      CAGE: 6J8J8      UEI: L7JDBS43D7C3

Business Identifier: Nanosatellite and microsatellite vehicles, services, and solutions
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Location Information

15330 Barranca Parkway
Irvine, CA 92618
   (805) 704-9756
Location: Multiple
Congr. District: 45
County: Orange

Public Profile

Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems LLC provides NanoSat and CubeSat space vehicle products and launch integration services that deliver advanced state-of-the-art capabilities to government and commercial customers for use in operationally and scientifically relevant missions. Tyvak has successfully launched more than 100 spacecraft in partnership with launch providers around the world. Past customers include NASA, the U.S. Department of Defense and the European Space Agency. Tyvak’s ground support service partners provide critical ground station and Earth observation for polar orbiting satellites.The firm is also known as Terran Oribal and has a facility in Torino, Italy.

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Most Recent SBIR Projects

Year Phase Agency Total Amount
2021 2 AF $1,736,386
Project Title: Tyvak Extended Mission PlatfOrm (TEMPO)
2020 2 AF $3,122,027
Project Title: High Performance Configurable Electrical Power System for LEO Missions
2019 1 NASA $124,786
Project Title: Distributed Multi-GNSS Timing and Localization (DiGiTal) 2.0 for Nanosatellites
2019 1 AF $73,880
Project Title: Rapid CubeSat Development
2016 1 NASA $123,466
Project Title: Deployable Ka-Band Reflectarray

Key People / Management

  Marco Villa -- President/COO

  John Abel

  Liam Cheney

  Roland Coelho -- VP, Launch Services

  Charles S "Scott" MacGillivray -- Former president

  Ehson Mosleh

  Jacob Portukalian

  Jordi Puig-Suari -- Company Futurist

  Solomon Westerman -- GNC Engineer

  Austin Williams

  Dave Williamson