Erik Shimizu, at right, and Mikaela Shannon work on a machine that simulates zero gravity in space at the Space Micro’s lab.

Erik Shimizu, at right, and Mikaela Shannon work on a machine that simulates zero gravity in space at the Space Micro’s lab. Photo by Jamie Scott Lytle.

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David Strobel

SPACE MICRO INC.

CEO: David J. Strobel

Revenue: $26.72 million in 2017; $18.6 million in 2016

No. of local employees: About 100

Investors: The employee owned company has 88 shareholders

Headquarters: Mira Mesa

Year founded: 2002

Company description: Maker of electronic systems that go aboard satellites

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