ESA Awards Dawn Aerospace €200k GSTP funding for thruster performance extension

ESA Awards Dawn Aerospace €200k GSTP funding for thruster performance extension

The European Space Agency has awarded Dawn Aerospace €200k GSTP funding to increase the performance of its green bi-propellant thrusters for satellites. Dawn has received over €10 million in orders for satellite propulsion systems in the last 12 months,  specifically the B20 and B1 green propellant thrusters and associated turn key systems. Thirty-three of these […]

Dawn Aerospace awarded €1.4M by EU Commission for hydrazine-replacement programme

Dawn Aerospace conducts five flights of its suborbital spaceplane

Dawn Aerospace has been awarded €1.4 million from the European Commission to help develop its transformative ‘green’, in-space propulsion technology. The grant will contribute to Dawn’s continued investment in hydrazine-replacement technology. The propulsion technology will have the size and performance of a hydrazine-based system, but without the toxicity, supply chain or regulatory risk. There is […]

Dawn Aerospace Wins Blue Canyon’s X-SAT Saturn-Class Propulsion Business

Dawn Aerospace Wins Blue Canyon's X-SAT Saturn-Class Propulsion Business

Dawn Aerospace has been selected by Blue Canyon Technologies to provide turnkey chemical propulsion systems for the X-SAT Saturn satellite bus. Dawn will supply thrusters, tanks, control electronics, and full-service support in logistics and propellant loading for the ESPA Grande-class satellite. Blue Canyon Technologies LLC (BCT), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies, recently celebrated its […]

Dawn Aerospace conducts five flights of its suborbital spaceplane

Dawn Aerospace conducts five flights of its suborbital spaceplane

While the rocket launch sector is quickly becoming crowded, the same can’t be said for companies developing suborbital spaceplanes. This means there’s plenty of room to grow for startups like Dawn Aerospace, which has now completed five test flights of its Mk-II Aurora spaceplane that is designed to fly up to 60 miles above the Earth’s surface.