SatNOGS project is a collaborative open project initiated during NASA SpaceApps Challenge in 2014 at Athens Hackerspace. The project took part and won the Hackaday Prize 2014 competition. SatNOGS is currently a project of the Libre Space Foundation

Core team members, current and past contributors are listed here in alphabetical order with their main focus areas.

Core Team


  • Alexandru Csete (client development)
  • Fredy Damkalis (software development for client & gnuradio)
  • Eleftherios Kosmas (press and public relations)
  • Dimitrios Papadeas (radome, tripod & antenna design, 3D printing)
  • Pierros Papadeas (product and program management)
  • Manthos Papamatthaiou (tracking mechanism design and 3D printing)
  • Vasilis Tsiligiannis (antenna design, SDR and tracking setup)
  • Agisilaos Zisimatos (tracking hardware design and arduino code)
  • Cory Shields (software development for network & client & gnuradio)
  • Manolis Surligas (software development for client & gnuradio)
  • Kostis Triantafyllakis (software development for client & gnuradio)
  • George Vardakis (software development for client & gnuradio)
  • Patrick Dohmen (software development for client & gnuradio)


  • Dan ‘Dosman’ (hardware development for rotator)
  • Axilleas Pipinellis (Ansible and infrastructure operations)
  • Kei Kutler (software development – datawarehouse DB)

Past Contributors

  • Ioannis Charitopoulos (prediction & tracking software, APIs)
  • Giannis Giannelos (software development for network, client and db)
  • Theodore Dimitriou (tracking mechanism design)
  • Themis Karafasoulis (antenna design and testing)
  • Nikos Roussos (software development for network and db)