Complete Space Situational Awareness Solution
for Satellite Operators

Providing Trust and Transparency to Satellite Operators with Intuitive and Timely Collision Avoidance Warnings and Decision Guidance

Product You Can Trust

Rapid Response

Kayhan reduces the response time to potential satellite collisions by more than 95%.

Scalable

Kayhan Cloud Infrastructure supports a large number of requests and computational loads by rapid horizontal expansion.

Constellation Solution

Kayhan enterprise solution deployed on a scalable cloud infrastructure is an effective platform for managing collision avoidance response to a large constellation of satellites.

Easily Accessible

Kayhan services are accessible from anywhere and any device, whether it is via the front end GUI or a large collection of API endpoints.

Protect Your Space Assets

Kayhan integrates with the most popular communication channels to ensure that satellite operators have the information they need at their fingertips.

The resident space object population size around Earth is increasing at an accelerated pace. Tracking and maintaining custody of these objects is quickly becoming an intractable problem. This issue will soon be exacerbated as more capable and stronger tracking systems become operational. Kayhan Satellite Collision Detection and Avoidance System ensures that satellite operators are aware of the collision threats, and provides them with clear and actionable avoidance recommendations.

Advanced Conjunction Assessment

Delivers intuitive satellite conjunction notifications in real-time to satellite operators through various channels such as secure email, SMS, and more. Performs autonomous in-depth statistical analysis and Monte Carlo simulations on the upcoming high-interest conjunction events, with recommendations for additional sensor tasking.

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Autonomous Preemptive Collision Avoidance

Performs autonomous conjunction analysis based on satellite operators maneuver plans and recommends changes to the planned maneuver by minimizing the upcoming conjunctions.

Public Astrodynamics Utilities

Publicly available astrodynamics utilities accessible via APIs to perform various fundamental conversions, e.g. coordinate transformation, time conversions, orbital element conversations, and more.

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Our Team

Araz Feyzi

Co-Founder & CTO

Araz has a master’s in Information Systems and has been a part of two successful startups - He joined Duetto, a B2B SaaS startup as an early employee, and left to co-found Syfer, a cybersecurity startup. He has over 10 years of experience in technology and analytics, working for startups, as well as fortune 500 companies. One of his strengths is leveraging technology to solve real problems. Araz is an engineer by training, and a data scientist.

Siamak Hesar

Co-Founder & CEO

Siamak holds a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a focus on precise orbit determination. He has supported several NASA missions in the past, including the OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample return mission. Prior to Kayhan, Siamak was Chief Scientist at SpaceNav LLC., where he led software developments projects focusing on spaceflight operations and collision risk assessment. He is Principal Investigator (PI) on NASA Tipping Point grant that was recently awarded to Blue Canyon Technologies for the development of autonomous on-board navigation software for SmallSats and CubeSats.

Derek Strobel

Software Lead

Derek is a software engineer with Kayhan. With a bachelor's degree from Colorado State University in Computer Science, Derek is now pursuing a Master of Science in Computer and Information Science from the University of Oregon, where he is pursuing research interests in network security. With experience in full-stack web application design, system-level programming, networking, and security, Derek is a well-rounded engineer hoping to contribute to a new era in aerospace software.

Joseph McLaughlin

Software Engineer

Joseph is a software engineer and a graduate student of computer and information science at the University of Oregon. As a graduate student he participates in interdisciplinary research on computational science applications involving numeric analysis and machine learning. In his professional career, he has engineered mission critical systems in C/C++ and has extensive experience integrating applications for cloud infrastructures.

Sarah Ann Garcia

UI/UX Developer

Sarah Ann is a Frontend Developer at Kayhan. Sarah Ann holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA. She also has a Full Stack Web Development certificate from Thinkful. Both engineering and web development, at their core, are problem-solving & that is what Sarah Ann was made to do.

Felix Portillo

Software Engineer

Felix is a software engineer at Kayhan. He holds a Master’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California, Davis. Along with a passion for space technologies, Felix brings to the table his skills as an engineer with extensive research experience in machine learning, robotics, and advanced mathematics.

Jake Garlick

Frontend Developer

Jake is a Frontend Developer at Kayhan Space. He is academically trained as a social scientist with a B.A., and is completing an M.A. in Political Science with a research focus on STEM integrated legislation, yet his affinity for creation and problem solving ultimately led to his career transition to development. Ever since earning his Full Stack Development certificate from the University of Denver, he has been building meaningful applications and websites, as well as rigorously striving to expand his development skill set.

Akhter Mahmud Nafi

Astrodynamics Engineering Intern

Nafi completed his Ph.D. from Utah State University in April 2020. He graduated from the Military Institute of Science and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2013, where he worked as a lecturer in 2014. Nafi’s research interests are in survey methods for tracking resident space objects and orbit determination. He operated the USU-STAR telescope at Bearlake observatory to obtain images of the satellites, process, and then analyze those images to determine the positions of the satellites.

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