About Us

Space Kinetic is building an electromechanical propulsion system that turns solar power into low-cost in-space mobility. Please send us a message to learn more about our dynamic dual use applications.

Our Team


Scott Ziegler, Co-Founder

Scott has a deep history of developing innovative technology on the cutting edge. Before founding Space Kinetic, he founded the additive manufacturing company Ziggtech and honed his skills as an engineer with stints at Eaton and Rolls-Royce Aerospace. At Rolls-Royce Aerospace, he secured his first patent for a novel sensor system. Scott is based in New Mexico, where he is spearheading Space Kinetic’s two-year partnership with Los Alamos National Laboratory. Scott graduated with a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley in 2022. He completed his undergraduate studies at Western Michigan University, where he studied Mechanical Engineering and Math.

Ryan Sullivan, Co-Founder

Ryan knows how to excel in tough emerging markets.  Prior to founding Space Kinetic, he worked for more than a decade in Southeast Asia and the Western Balkans. He founded Village to Village, a social impact venture; served as an economic development and entrepreneurial specialist with the Peace Corps in Albania; and worked with USAID and Millennium Challenge Corporation. He received his MBA from Berkeley Haas in 2022, where he graduated with honors. He completed his undergraduate degree in Public Policy Studies at Vanderbilt University in 2017, where he graduated magna cum laude. 

Advisory Board

Dave Radzanowski

CFO of NASA (Ret.); Former CFO of Aerospace Corp., Board Chair at ISS National Lab

Mike Moreno

VC & Startups @ AWS; Partner at Silicon Valley Defense Group; Former CIA Operations Officer

Stanley Starr

Branch Chief of Applied Physics (Ret.) at NASA Kennedy

Nick Farrell

Senior AI Program Manager at Microsoft and Lecturer at UC Berkeley

Tony Colucci

International Space Industry Business & Strategy Executive & Advisor