Feb. 12, 2024

How to start a satellite startup, and launch some satellites to the space?

Fireside chat event featuring Kurtis Broda, the co-founder of Wyvern

Join us for an electrifying fireside chat event featuring Kurtis Broda, the co-founder of Wyvern. Embark on an odyssey through space exploration as we delve into the thrilling journey of this Alberta-based satellite startup revolutionizing the way we see our world.

Wyvern, born from the dreams of four University of Alberta graduates, is pioneering the realm of hyperspectral imaging from space, uncovering invisible problems with unparalleled precision. With the successful launch of their Dragonette satellites in collaboration with SpaceX, Wyvern has solidified its position at the forefront of space tech innovation.

Prepare to be captivated as Kurtis takes the stage to introduce the Wyvern story. Following this, a fireside chat between Kurtis and Dr. Steve Liang will explore the genesis of Wyvern from conception to cosmic conquest, as they discuss venture capital fundraising, the art of assembling a team, satellite fabrication, product innovation, and the exciting future of space tech.

Be part of the action with an interactive Q&A session that promises to ignite your curiosity and fuel your inspiration. Don't miss out on this exhilarating dialogue that promises to elevate your understanding of space exploration and entrepreneurial ingenuity. Join us for an event that will leave you starry-eyed and inspired! 

Date and Time:

February 15th 11am~12:30pm


EN G 207

Target Audience:

  • SSE students, from first year to graduate students.
  • Faculty members.