Space technology startup Impossible Sensing hires new CEO relocates HQ

Space technology startup Impossible Sensing hires new CEO relocates HQ

Summary : Pablo Sobron (left), chair of Impossible Sensing, and Impossible Sensing CEO Kristian Mueller.

Impossible Sensing, a St. Louis-based startup developing sensing technology to explore space and the ocean, has named a new CEO and recently relocated to a larger local headquarters. The 20-employee startup says its sensor technology can be used to compile research and data about other planets and the moon, natural resources available in space and oceans, and the impact of climate change. “This is the next step on the road to Impossible Sensing becoming a leader in space exploration and a key player in the race to de-carbonize our own planet.”

Pablo Sobron (left), chair of Impossible Sensing, and Impossible Sensing CEO Kristian Mueller. The startup said this week that Mueller is replacing Sobron as CEO.Impossible Sensing, a St. Louis-based startup developing sensing technology to explore space and the ocean, has named a new CEO and recently relocated to a larger local headquarters.Kristian Mueller has been named CEO of Impossible Sensing, effective Monday. He replaces the startup’s founder, Pablo Sobron, who will remain chair of Impossible Sensing.Founded in 2016, Impossible Sensing is developing technology systems designed to explore the depths of space and the ocean. The 20-employee startup says its sensor technology can be used to compile research and data about other planets and the moon, natural resources available in space and oceans, and the impact of climate change.Mueller is taking on the CEO post after joining Impossible Sensing in 2021 in a role that has involved managing its engineering team. Prior to joining the St. Louis startup, he held roles with Paragon Space Development Corp. in Texas and Honeybee Robotics in California, according to his LinkedIn profile.“With Kristian at the wheel, we can keep our team focused on a single-minded mission and unleash even more potential,” Sobron said. “This is the next step on the road to Impossible Sensing becoming a leader in space exploration and a key player in the race to de-carbonize our own planet.”In addition to announcing its new CEO, Impossible Sensing said it has started to operate from a new headquarters at 2700 Cherokee St., in the city’s Gravois Park neighborhood. Spanning 22,500 square feet, the new location provides space for Impossible Sensing to grow its operations, officials said.Impossible Sensing’s new office is owned by WSL Properties and formerly was the the location of thrift shop Angel Boutique, which in 2019 moved to 3300 S. Jefferson. Before relocating to its new office, Impossible Sensing since 2018 had operated out of an 3,500-square-foot office at 2607 Potomac St., located inside an old church owned by Southside Spaces.Sign up here for The Beat, St. Louis Inno’s free newsletter. And be sure to follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

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