Gilmour Space offers tech demo satellite mission from Australia in 2024

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

Gilmour Space Technologies is offering a new rideshare mission into Low Earth Orbit — this time, on one of its G-class satellite buses (or G-Sat) scheduled to be launched in late 2024. “We’re calling this our Kangaroo-1 mission, and it will be capable of carrying 125U (or 125 units) of payload volume into a mid-inclination […]

Gilmour Space partners with Equipmake on advanced motors for rocket program

Gilmour Space partners with Equipmake on advanced motors for rocket program

Pioneering UK-based electrification company, Equipmake, joins forces with Australia’s Gilmour Space on commercial hybrid rocket programme. Equipmake responsible for the development and supply of an advanced electric motor system for Gilmour Space’s Eris rockets. State-of-the art APM ‘spoke architecture’ motor delivers unprecedented levels of efficiency and performance, capable of operating under the intense pressures of […]

Gilmour Space announces first ‘Caravan’ rideshare mission to LEO

Gilmour Space announces first 'Caravan' rideshare mission to LEO

Australia’s first Caravan to space is expected to launch in late 2024, carrying multiple satellites and payloads into low earth orbits. Gilmour Space Technologies has announced that it will launch a dedicated rideshare mission into low earth orbit (LEO) in late 2024. Unlike most rocket launches which host a primary customer payload, a rideshare launch […]

Weekend COMMS Report

Jim’s Weekend COMMS Report with highlights from the Space Channel Digital Newsroom, a new and innovative approach to content delivery powered by Artificial Intelligence, Neural Language Processing and Procedurally Generated Animation. This Weekend’s Report covers: Blue Origin’s Uncrewed NS-23 Experience’s In-Flight Failure just over a minute into Flight NASA’s Perseverance Rover Investigates Geologically Rich Mars […]

Space launch from Australia to use satellite tracking from Inmarsat

Space launch from Australia to use satellite tracking from Inmarsat

Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications has signed an agreement with Gilmour Space Technologies to support space launches from Australia using Inmarsat’s InRange system. Gilmour Space is Australia’s leading launch services company that is developing orbital-class launch vehicles and satellite platforms. InRange from Inmarsat provides rapid, responsive and cost-effective launch telemetry from […]

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 […]