John J. Webb, Jr.,
CEO, Founder, and Chief Systems Engineer
As CEO and Chief Systems Engineer of Instarsat, Mr. Webb has technical, management, and financial responsibility for Instarsat's work in developing affordable, reliable, high performance small space systems for academic, civil space, commercial, government, and militiary markets. Mr. Webb's leadership is focused on lowering costs and increasing reliability while delivering high performance spacecraft with the least technical risk with the goal of advancing
the state of the art in satellite technology.

John holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from Elon College. He has authored papers on responsive space science missions, cooperative space exploration initiatives, and space economics. John is a senior member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and actively participates in other major aerospace technical, scientific, and professional organizations.

Company Profile

Instarsat, LLC is an emerging leader in the development, manufacture, and operations of small satellites for Earth orbit and beyond that specializes in the development and manufacture of reliable, cost-effective and highly capable satellites for academic, science, civil space, military, and commercial markets. Our efforts encompass broad areas of interest, including: Space, Oceans, Energy, and Environment. To meet the growing demand for a new generation of smaller space platforms, Instarsat is developing ExpressBus™. First in a family of privately developed small satellite products, ExpressBus™ is intended for use in research and multi-purpose missions. ExpressBus™ is a microsatellite class platform that offers customers greater mission planning flexibility, responsive operations, higher return on mission investments and a lower cost access to space. Other product families under development include ScienceBus™ (small class spacecraft), CommercialBus™ (medium class spacecraft), and DefenseBus™ (heavy class spacecraft). These innovative space platforms afford a broader range of product choices for mission planners and encompass breakthrough improvements in cost, quality, reliability, performance, and schedule not available in the 21st century space marketplace.