Impossible Sensing, a St. Louis-based startup developing sensing technology for space and climate applications, is opening an office in the 39 North innovation district in Creve Coeur for its agriculture operations.

The startup’s new office, which will be located at BRDG Park on the campus of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, is part of a broader effort by Impossible Sensing to create specialized hubs for the different industries its technology serves. St. Louis will house Impossible Sensing’s agriculture operations, with its energy arm based in Calgary, Canada; its oceans operations headquartered in Seattle; and Silicon Valley being home to its space segment.

Founded in 2016, Impossible Sensing is developing technology systems to explore the depths of space and the ocean. The 35-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. Impossible Sensing began with an initial focus on space and the company said its new hub model marks “a significant pivot to further amplify its climate-centric ventures.”

Impossible Sensing operates its different industry segments as stand-alone subsidiaries, founder and Chairman Pablo Sobron said. Its new 4,000-square-foot office and lab space at BRDG Park comes as it builds out an agriculture arm focused on developing technology to help growers get “real-time” data related to the soil on their farms. It says the data can help craft growing strategies that enhance crop growth and are more climate-friendly.  READ MORE