Susmita Mohanty

Spaceship Designer, Climate Ambassador, Entrepreneur

Susmita Mohanty is a Spaceship designer, serial space entrepreneur, and climate action advocate, seamlessly blending design, architecture, technology, business, and sustainability to redefine innovation and exploration.

The only person in the world to set up space companies on 3 different continents

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  • Space Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Sustainability in Space
  • Exploration
  • The Future of Space Travel
  • Women in STEM
  • International Collaboration in Space
  • Climate Action and Environmental Sustainability
  • Technology Diplomacy
  • Entrepreneurship and Leadership
  • Innovation and Design Thinking


She presents in English.

How she presents

She adapts her presentations to the need of each client, delivering high added value as a speaker and advisor. Her unique insights into the future of business and technology make Susmita a popular choice at events all over the world.

In Detail

A pioneering space entrepreneur who co-founded companies on three continents: EARTH2ORBIT in Bangalore in 2009-2021, MOONFRONT in San Francisco in 2001-2007, and LIQUIFER Systems Group in Vienna in 2004-present. In 2021, she launched Spaceport SARABHAI, India's first space think tank. Before entrepreneurship, she worked on the International Space Station Program at Boeing in California and Shuttle-Mir missions at NASA Johnson in Houston. She advocates for "technology diplomacy" through international collaboration in critical tech. Notably, she graced Fortune Magazine's cover, earned a spot on the FT's '25 Indians to Watch' list, and was recognised among BBC's 100 Women Laureates for her contributions to a Female.


Susmita offers organisations valuable insights based on her comprehensive research. In her presentations she focuses on showing companies how to create value through innovation and how the use of new technologies can stimulate growth and business development.



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