Specialised Aerospace Engineers

About Us

Founded by Max Daniels (left), Fia Jones and William Hunter

We are a family with a collective passion for advancing the capabilities of small satellites with standardised and reliable technology beyond what is possible today. We bring on only the most motivated and creative people to bring our vision to a reality. Our founding team of three come from engineering and science backgrounds.

FIA JONES
CO-FOUNDER & CEO

Fia is the CEO and cofounder of Astrix. She is responsible for the overall operations and resources of the company. As a physicist, Fia bridges the gap between aerospace engineers, customers and the team at Astrix.

WILLIAM HUNTER
CO-FOUNDER & CTO

Will is the CTO and cofounder of Astrix. He is responsible for maintaining the strategic focus for Astrix’s projects and oversees the technical details of our products, as a mechanical engineer.

MAX DANIELS
CO-FOUNDER AND R&D ENGINEER

Max is a cofounder at Astrix. As a physicist and chemist, his main role is as a research engineer, responsible for the design and development of our technology.

ANGUS BLAIR
INVESTOR DIRECTOR

Angus is a Director of Astrix, representing Outset Ventures. He is a chartered member of the Institute of Directors and brings professional governance and operating expertise to the team based on over a decade working with high growth tech companies.

PETER BECK
BOARD OBSERVER

Peter is the CEO of Rocket Lab. Peter provides valuable advice with his vast knowledge and experience in the space industry as a board observer.

Making power hungry missions in small satellites viable and deployment in space simple.

Our History

Astrix spun out of the “Auckland Program for Space Systems” competition in 2019. Founded in February 2021, the Astrix team is backed by venture capital funds, Outset Ventures, Icehouse Ventures, Sir Stephen Tindall’s K1W1, and Peter Beck’s Rocket Lab.

Our Achievements

Astrix launches their first in-space high power system unit in 2021. Our first application is targeting power systems for small satellites.

Our Vision

Our vision is to empower revolutionary missions in small satellites by providing the high power systems they need.

Launching with Rocket Lab into Space - November 2021

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