Anastasiia Volkova

FluroSat • CEO and Founder

Anastasia is an aeronautical engineer completing her PhD in autonomous drone navigation. She has experience ranging from projects with the NASA robots onboard International Space Station to managing 370 person team for UEFA. Anastasia is a 2017 Amelia Earhart Fellow recognised for her commitment to advancing the application of aerospace engineering. Her passion for the real-world application has found expression in the startup, FluroSat, which after closing the seed round of funding is actively expanding across Australia and into the US commodity crop market. Most recently Anastasia has been named 2018 Women Creating Change by NSW/ACT (Australian Capital Territory and NSW) Young Achiever Award, which her colleagues promptly nicknamed “Chief Disrupter”.

“I am thrilled to be a part of the IAC 2018 Next Generation Plenary among other inspiration young people, shifting the future. It is a great privilege to attend the IAC forum where space industry meets its applications, where experts are shaping the modern industries and the way our society connects to the technology and the world around us.”


International Astronautical Congress 2018

1–5 October 2018

Bremen, Germany


International Astronautical Congress 2017

25-29 September 2017

Adelaide, Australia