About

Sidecar Lab was founded by Kosta Grammatis whose experience ranges from building satellites in orbit at SpaceX to collaborating on the design of vision testing systems at the MIT Media Labs. Together with his team of best-in-class experts they tackle the most interesting problems they can find using state of the art technologies in their Durham, NC lab.

Competencies include:

System Design & Technical Diligence

  • Feasibility analysis for unproven technical projects

  • Research, analysis, & budgeting

  • Due diligence support for investors and non-technical individuals

Prototyping & Mechanical

  • Large format 3D printing

  • CNC Routing

  • CNC Machining and turning

  • Full wood shop

  • Solidworks CAD workstations for design and simulation

Electrical Engineering

  • PCB design, layout, fabrication, and simulation using Altium

  • AC & DC Power systems

  • Full suite of state of the art testing tools

  • Embedded and microcontroller computing

  • Electromechanical, sensing, and lighting

RF Engineering

  • RF System Design up to 8 GHz with higher frequency capabilities possible

  • State of the art vector network analyzers, signal generators, and power measurement -available for field use or in the lab

Networking & Computing

  • Small format colocation design and implementation

  • High availability remote access computing systems for extreme environments

  • Internet access procurement in remote locations

  • Satellite communications

Aerospace Specific Engineering

  • Micro and nano satellite system design

  • Orbital communications systems and ground systems

  • Drone design and development

Let’s Work Together