Motiv Space Systems

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    Motiv Space Systems is a company that provides motion control systems and robotics solutions. It offers motor controllers, force-torque sensors, robotic arms, imaging mechanisms, filter wheels, and other products. The company caters to the aerospace industry and provides its product for extreme environments throughout the space.
    TypePrivate
    Founded2014
    HQPasadena, CA, US
    Websitemotivss.com

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    Employees (est.) (Apr 2022)39(+3%)
    Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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    Key People/Management at Motiv Space Systems

    Chris Thayer

    Chris Thayer

    President and CEO
    Brett Lindenfeld

    Brett Lindenfeld

    Vice President, Programs
    Tom McCarthy

    Tom McCarthy

    Vice President, Business Development
    Sam Southard

    Sam Southard

    Chief Financial Officer
    Eddie Tunstel

    Eddie Tunstel

    Chief Technology Officer
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    Motiv Space Systems Office Locations

    Motiv Space Systems has an office in Pasadena
    Pasadena, CA, US (HQ)
    350 N Halstead St
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    Motiv Space Systems Financials and Metrics

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    Founding Date

    2014
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    Motiv Space Systems Operating Metrics

    Sep, 2020

    Products

    3

    Projects

    11
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    Motiv Space Systems Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Company NameDateDeal Size
    Motiv Robotics, Inc.

    Motiv Space Systems Cybersecurity Score

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    Motiv Space Systems News and Updates

    The roundtable starts on Wednesday, July 21

    Commercial space deployments are now more affordable than ever before. On Wednesday, Motiv’s Tom McCarthy joins a roundtable hosted by the Satellite Evolution Group to discuss the opportunities this brings to companies today, and in the near future.The roundtable starts on Wednesday, July 21, at 8 A…

    From Ribs to Robots': Motiv Space Systems Buys a Former BBQ For Its New Headquarters

    A Pasadena-based robotics company that helped build a Mars rover has found their new headquarters — and in a former neighborhood restaurant.

    Motiv Reaches Into The Future With COLDArm

    Concluding our four-part series on the history of space robotics – and Motiv’s role in their development, with RoboMantis, xLink™, and the arm of Perseverance – now we look at COLDArm.

    Meet xLink™ – A Robotic Arm System Developed By Motiv

    Continuing our four-part blog series on the history of space robotics – and Motiv Space Systems’ contributions to the field – in this part we examine the utility of the robotic arm.

    Welcoming Motiv’s New CTO: Edward Tunstel

    Motiv is thrilled to announce our new Chief Technology Officer: Dr. Edward “Eddie” Tunstel.
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    Motiv Space Systems Blogs

    The Role Of Sustainable Space-Based Systems In Combined Space Operations

    Learn how Motiv Space Systems supports Combined Space Operations with technology on NASA’s OSAM-1 (on-orbit servicing, assembly, and manufacturing) and OSAM-2 (additive manufacturing in space) missions. The post The Role Of Sustainable Space-Based Systems In Combined Space Operations appeared first …

    How Commercial Approaches Are Changing Lunar Exploration

    With NASA turning to the commercial space industry to engineer the technology needed for their missions, the new innovative items developed could help their next set of planned lunar explorations go farther and discover more than previously imagined possible. The post How Commercial Approaches Are C…

    Space Junk + Science News for Students

    Since 1957, thousands of satellites have been launched into space, but many of them have stopped working, becoming space junk. Learn how it’s creating dangerous issues for current and future missions and how Motiv is tackling this growing problem. The post Space Junk + Science News for Students appe…

    Motiv Space Systems Announces NASA Contract For DEEDS

    Motiv Space Systems has announced a major contract with NASA to begin development of DEEDS (Distributed Extreme Environments Drive System) over the next two years, which will accelerate the development of technology for future flight missions, including NASA’s Artemis program. The post Motiv Space S…

    Space Missions to Watch in 2022

    With nearly 200 launches already scheduled, 2022 is looking to be one of the busiest years in space yet. Learn more about some of the missions to keep on your radar this year. The post Space Missions to Watch in 2022 appeared first on Motiv Space Systems.

    The New Era of Space — Motiv’s Poster Series

    The post The New Era of Space — Motiv’s Poster Series appeared first on Motiv Space Systems.
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    Motiv Space Systems Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Motiv Space Systems founded?

      Motiv Space Systems was founded in 2014.

    • Who are Motiv Space Systems key executives?

      Motiv Space Systems's key executives are Chris Thayer, Brett Lindenfeld and Tom McCarthy.

    • How many employees does Motiv Space Systems have?

      Motiv Space Systems has 39 employees.

    • Who are Motiv Space Systems competitors?

      Competitors of Motiv Space Systems include HarcoSemco, RoadNarrows and Spectral Labs.

    • Where is Motiv Space Systems headquarters?

      Motiv Space Systems headquarters is located at 350 N Halstead St, Pasadena.

    • Where are Motiv Space Systems offices?

      Motiv Space Systems has an office in Pasadena.

    • How many offices does Motiv Space Systems have?

      Motiv Space Systems has 1 office.