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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Juru Smoke Ceremony Ushers in a New Space Future for Gilmour Space Technologies and Queensland, Australia
A corner of the Abbot Point State Development Area is one step closer to launching rockets to space, with the Whitsunday Regional Council approving early works for Gilmour Space Technologies’ proposed Bowen Orbital Spaceport. “This approval means that we can begin early construction works on the launch site ahead of our first Eris rocket launch […]
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 […]
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 […]
An ambitious plan to launch a new space industry in North Queensland is counting down to take off.