As its name suggests, Fleet Space Technologies has growth ambitions that go beyond the average SME. Two of its leaders say the Adelaide-based company is moving into rocket mode.
“Now that we have Earth nailed down … we’re thinking what we’re going to do next on the Moon,” chief scientist Gerrit Olivier said at the recent Off-Earth Mining Forum in Perth, Western Australia.
Not long after senior enterprise account executive Richard Rowe said that in only a year Fleet had completed 150 terrestrial seismic surveys on five continents with its satellite-linked ambient noise tomography (ANT) tools. Rowe joined Fleet about 18 months ago, when it was still formulating its Earth mission on the back of a series of successful commercial nanosatellite launches. He effectively didn’t have a product to sell at the time. “It’s been a wild ride, but in 12 months it’s been pretty impressive to see,” he said at the Austmine Mining Innovation Roadshow.