Gilmour Space completes full duration test-fire of new Phoenix rocket engine

Gilmour Space completes full duration test fire of new Phoenix rocket engine

Gilmour’s 190-second mission duty cycle test of this third-stage engine demonstrates new sovereign capability in liquid rocket engines. Gilmour Space Technologies has unveiled a new 3D printed liquid rocket engine that will power the third stage of its Eris rocket to orbit. The company today shared the following video of a successful 190-second Mission Duty […]

Gilmour Space wins contract to build and launch prototype Defence satellite

Gilmour Space wins contract to build and launch prototype Defence satellite

Australia’s largest space manufacturer, Gilmour Space Technologies, has been selected to develop and launch a new sovereign surveillance satellite for the Department of Defence, as part of the government’s $7 billion investment in new space capabilities. Australia’s Minister for Defence, Peter Dutton, announced the $15 million partnership with Gilmour Space, highlighting the Morrison government’s commitment […]

Gilmour Space-led proposal for Australian Space Manufacturing Network wins MMIC grant

Gilmour Space-led proposal for Australian Space Manufacturing Network wins MMIC grant

A $157 million bid led by Gilmour Space Technologies to grow sovereign space manufacturing in Australia has been awarded the largest Federal Modern Manufacturing Initiative – Collaboration (MMIC) grant for Space. Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor MP said in a statement that the Government’s $52 million co-investment in the project will […]

Gilmour Space & SENER Aeroespacial to develop Autonomous Flight Termination System for Eris

Gilmour Space & SENER Aeroespacial to develop Autonomous Flight Termination System for Eris

Illustration: Gilmour Space Eris orbital rocket The development of the AFTS for Gilmour Space’s Eris launch vehicle will establish a new paradigm for launch vehicles, reducing launch costs and providing a more versatile and reliable service to users. SENER Aeroespacial, a company of the SENER engineering and technology group, and Australian launch services company Gilmour […]

Gilmour Space fires up for 2022 with Australia’s largest rocket engine test

Gilmour Space fires up for 2022 with Australia's largest rocket engine test

At just over 110 kilonewtons (or 25,000 pound-force) of thrust, the test generated enough force to lift four SUVs off the ground — a significant demonstration of space and launch capability by an Australian SME. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8p66KZzp8Ek Rocket engineers at Gilmour Space Technologies have greeted the new year with a successful 110-kilonewton test-fire of the most […]