Stanford's Student Space Initiative (SSI) is Stanford University's largest project-based student group, founded in 2013 with the mission of giving future leaders of the space industry the hands-on experience and broader insight they need to realize...
We Connect, Protect, and Save Lives
With more than 60 years of lighter-than-air innovation and expertise, we're dedicated to solving great challenges in Aerospace and Defense.
Solving Aerospace & Defense Challenges
Thunderhead Balloon Systems
Raven Aerostar's Thunderhead Balloon Systems have made long duration and navigational stratospheric missions a proven reality.Learn More
We've partnered with government agencies, academic institutions, and technology companies to achieve success in a variety of engineering services and mission operations.Learn More
Our advanced radar systems are designed and optimized to track targets in difficult radar clutter conditions across land, sea, and air.Learn More
Situational Awareness & ISR
For decades, Raven Aerostar has led the market in advanced signal processing and persistent surveillance. Our suite of technology has enabled end-users and decision-makers to achieve and exceed dynamic intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions spanning land, sea, and air.Learn More
There's a Gap In Your Strategic Operations
Our lighter-than-air platforms have helped NASA, Google, the U.S. Air Force, and many others achieve and exceed dynamic missions, including communications, data relay, surveillance, intelligence, and more.Time to Raise Thunder
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We are dedicated to quality and continuous improvement in our service and processes at Raven. Raven Aerostar's Mary Palmer, Business Analyst I, and Paula Boschee, Contracts Manager, not only provide high-quality service; they have gone above-and-beyond to develop proposal and quotation development tools and processes that consistently generate top-notch proposals. Congratulations, Mary and Paula, for being named August's Team Member Spotlight winners!