About Us

Goleta Star was formed in April 1, 2007 as a joint venture between Goleta Engineering and QuinStar Technology Inc to develop and produce state-of-the-art radar sensor products. The company incubated within QuinStar for 6-years and is now independent for 3-years.

Goleta Star LLC designs and manufactures compact, low-weight Radar systems. These systems are exceptionally well suited for (but not limited to) use on unmanned, ultralight and small private aircraft.

Additionally, Goleta Star designs and manufactures custom Radars and subsystems for a wide variety of applications, according to customer specifications


Analog & digital radar design

SAR algorithm design

Antenna Design

GoletaStar LLC offers a specialized expertise in the field of synthetic aperture radars (SAR). We help you to design a specialized radar solution for your application. We have a long lasting history in successfully applying and executing phase 1 and phase 2 SBIR contracts with the DoD in the area of SAR radar. 


First Responder Support

Airport / Aircraft Tracking

Harbor Tracking

Traffic Jam Observation in Rough Conditions


Our Team


John Kirk

Principle Investigator

Chung Hsieh

Digital Hardware and Firmware

Scott Darden

Signal Processing

Michael Naderhirn

Business Development

Winston Kwong


Xponential 2017

We are going to attend AUVSI’s Xponential 2017 in Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Dallas from May 8-11. High-level executives and decision makers from the unmanned systems community recommend exponential as must event to attend. Over 8,000+ industry leaders and professionals from more than 55 countries will be attending. We are looking forward to exhibiting […]

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