Satellite

About Manastu Space

We believe Space has the power to solve multiple problems on the earth and help 7B people directly or indirectly. Using internet satellites for 3.5B people who don’t have access to the internet, monitoring crop production, disaster monitoring, food production estimation, insurance, border security etc. We, at Manastu Space, are on a mission to bring ‘Space for all Mankind’  By making space Safe, Sustainable and Accessible with our agile, efficient and affordable i.e sustainable technologies starting with satellite green propulsion and debris collision avoidance system.

Our Story

It all began from the student satellite Lab at IIT Bombay, where the founders were making a satellite- Pratham (the First), which is operated by IIT Bombay. Pratham is an Indian ionospheric research satellite whose primary mission is to count electrons in the Earth's ionosphere. Tushar was the project manager and Ashtesh was heading the on board computer for Pratham. One of the potential applications of Ionosphere data was to get early warning of the Tsunami. This made them  realise the potential of space very early.  

“It's a new way of looking at the world, it's a new way of solving problems, it's a new way of life.”- Tushar. After years of hard work and a number of failures, the satellite was finally launched on 26 September 2016 on ISRO’s PSLV C35 rocket, fulfilling their dream and changing their lives forever. They found their true passion-  passion for building space technologies. Two old friends with the same passion and purpose decided to build the future of space together and Manastu came into existence.  At Manastu Space, we aim to achieve our purpose- Efficiently, Sustainably and Reliably

Pratham Satellite, IIT, Manastu Space
 

Meet Our Team

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Venkat Raju

Business Advisor

Dr. Jayesh Bellare

Dr. Jayesh Bellare

Technology Advisor

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CS Prasad

Technology Advisor

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Dr. Parag Bhargava

Technology Advisor

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Dr. Amol Gokhale

Technology Advisor

MIT, Univ Minnesota

Fuel, New Material, Catalyst

Founder and CEO, Serial Entrepreneur, Corporate Executive, Investor & Advisor

Ex ISRO Sc, Honeywell Aerospace

Propulsion System Experience 31/y

Ex-Director, DRDO, DMRL

High Temperature Material Expert

Univ Alabama, IIT Bombay

High Temperature Ceramics

Tushar Jadhav, Manastu Space
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Tushar Jadhav

CEO & Co-founder

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Pravin Bolne

Associate Scientist, Catalyst

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Sajo George

Associate Scientist, Thruster

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Soham Yerandkar

Propulsion Design & Development Engineer

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Divyam Paliwal

Thruster Research Associate

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Anirudh Chaturvedi

Space Law & Legal 

Operations Associate

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Ashtesh Kumar

CTO & Co-founder

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Omkar kedge

Associate Scientist, Simulation

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Amitabh Roy

Associate Scientist,

Propellant

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Shubham Singh

Electrical Research Associate

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Altamash Dhalait

Material Research Associate

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Fiza Manju Tom

Polymer Research Associate

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Isha Raje

Business Development 

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Sivakami

Associate Scientist,

Propellant

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Rajat Kumar

Associate Scientist, Thruster

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Shrushti Nikam

Propellant Research Associate

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Prathmesh Gaikwad

Thruster Research Associate

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Shantanu Rassay

Material Research Associate

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Sanjeevani

Social Media Marketing

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Rohit Shanbhag

Associate Scientist, Catalyst

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Girish Dighe

Design & testing Engineer

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Henry Sam

Material Research Associate

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Prashant Singh

Thruster Research Associate

 

In The Media

 

Awards & Recognition

TOP 5 START-UPS IN THE WORLD AT HELLO TOMORROW, PARIS 2020

TOP 5 START-UPS IN THE WORLD AT HELLO TOMORROW, PARIS 2020

DARE TO DREAM AWARD BY DRDO 2019

DARE TO DREAM AWARD BY DRDO 2019

S-BOOSTER AWARD BY JAPANESE GOVT AND JAXA 2019

S-BOOSTER AWARD BY JAPANESE GOVT AND JAXA 2019

IIGP AWARD BY LOCKHEED MARTIN AND DST 2018

IIGP AWARD BY LOCKHEED MARTIN AND DST 2018