Founder Stories

The View From the Top with Fleet Space

Fleet’s mission is to connect everything on Earth via sending toaster sized satellites into low Earth orbit - and they’re taking on some big players. 
Flavia Tata Nardini.

"A lot of people talk about big data, we hated the word, it was bullshit. So we called it a small data revolution."

- Flavia Tata Nardini

Do aliens exist? Every human being has looked up to the night's sky and wondered if there is extraterrestrial life hidden in a galaxy far far away. For most people this question is a passing thought but for Flavia Tata Nardini, it kickstarted an obsession with space. Today, Flavia has a masters in Aerospace engineering and is the co-founder of Fleet Space Technologies. She may not have found aliens, but she has found a way into space with her space startup in South Australia. Fleet’s mission is to connect everything on Earth via sending toaster sized satellites into low Earth orbit - and they’re taking on some big players.

This episode of Wild Hearts is a story about a renegade taking on a billion dollar industry. It’s a tale that stretches from Russia to Monaco, with rocket ships, sleepless nights and a constant supply of naysayers. This episode is a blueprint for any individual who wants to deviate from the conventional path and take huge risks. Here is how a self described ‘bad’ student from Italy wound up in South Australia as the founder of a space company.

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