Origin: MO | Grant Awarded: 2020 | Status: Active

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What is Stratodyne?

Stratodyne uses autonomous smart balloons and predictive machine learning algorithms to provide users with geospatial data faster than aircraft or satellites at only a fraction of the price.

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Edward Ge


Edward Ge is an undergraduate finance major at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He is a student-entrepreneur with a life-long passion for space technology and brings onboard experience with data science, drone operations, and business development.

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Amit Pinnamaneni


Amit is a computer engineering major at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor. He has formerly worked as a computer technical consultant and has relevant experience in high altitude balloon operations.

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Bryce Edmondson


Bryce Edmondson was originally born in St. Peterburg, Russia, but was raised in St. Charles Missouri. He is currently a senior at the University of Missouri – Columbia, where he studies economics and finance and pushes his comfort zone through social clubs and philanthropy work. Bryce is also a Blues, Cardinals, and uniquely a Vikings fan for life.

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