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Spaceflight provides routine access to space for deployed and hosted payloads at affordable prices by using standard flight interfaces, frequent flight opportunities and published commercial pricing. Spaceflight specializes in the launch of payloads ranging from 3 kg CubeSats up to 300 kg SmallSats from a variety of space launch vehicles.  Spaceflight provides routine flight opportunities using our network of Launch Services Providers including SpaceX, Orbital Sciences, Virgin Galactic, Kosmotras (Dnepr), and Progress (Soyuz). Spaceflight supports an array of dispensers and has developed custom flight support equipment to transport small / secondary payload to low earth orbit, geosynchronous transfer orbit, geosynchronous orbit, or beyond.

The Group of Astrodynamics for the Use of Space Systems (G.A.U.S.S.) is an Italian company carrying on the old tradition of the Scuola di Ingegneria Aerospaziale in the field of microsatellites. G.A.U.S.S. has gained its experience from the six differently shaped and sized satellites launches. The company business is mainly related to the design and realization of the micro, nano, pico and femto satellites, which are also intended as CubeSat, PocketQube and the releasing platforms. G.A.U.S.S. activities include structural design, realization and integration of the main subsystems and payloads and all the ground segment operations. Moreover it is also a small launch provider since it collects on its platform the small satellites realized by universities and research centers and deploys in orbit.

Sterk Solutions mlmiller@sterksolutions.com ) – Provides regulatory licensing support for radio transmission and space based imager systems.  For radio transmitters in space and on Earth, this includes frequency coordination, FCC application development and filing, and necessary NTIA and ITU documentation.  For imagers, all NOAA Commercial Remote Sensing regulatory requirements are covered, from initial contact, to pre launch.

 

Planetary Systems Corporation provides lightweight, cost-effective, and test verified separation systems for the aerospace industry. Founded in 1998, PSC products include the Lightband family of ring based separation systems and Canisterized Satellite Dispenser (CSD) family of cubesat dispensers.

 

TriSept Corporation provides effective, and innovative solutions that enable our customers success including launch integration, program management and systems engineering, software architecture and development, as well as program information assurance. The company also has unique experience in integrating multiple small satellites and rideshare payloads onto a multitude of launch vehicles. TriSept is an agile and efficient solution provider, working as one team with its customers. Our launch experience includes launching of spacecraft from 1U CubeSats all the way up to 15,000 pound systems. 

 

 

Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems LLC. - Supplier of NanoSat and CubeSat space vehicle products and services that target advanced state-of-the-art capabilities for government and commercial customers to support operationally and scientifically relevant missions.  The Tyvak Team brings extensive CubeSat and Aerospace Engineering experience in developing, fabricating, testing, launching, and operating by leveraging our background with “First Generation” CubeSats.  We provide complete CubeSat Bus and vehicles for advanced missions, as well as direct sales of select Tyvak components and product suites to support other organization’s in-house projects.  Our lean operating infrastructure allow us to provide low cost solutions and quick response capabilities.

Sequoia Space provides satellite buses, subsystems, components and space-mission-related services in Latin America and in the rest of the world. Sequoia focuses in Pico and Nano satellite missions with more than seven years of experience in this field, offering complete and effective solutions to governmental and educational institutions. Sequoia offers to its customers complete technical support in Spanish and English (soon in Portuguese too) for their missions, not only for Sequoia's own products but also for products from some European and American companies which Sequoia represents as an authorized reseller in Latin America.

 

AAC Microtec Group provides high value space solutions and system for commercial, government and educational customers. Our offerings in the Rapid Integration Architecture™ family are uniquely positioned to provide systems and products in the entire value chain from fault tolerant high reliability small satellite based space missions to educational missions as well as engineering training. Virtual System Integration™ dramatically reduces the cost of integration and enables system level simulation and validation on a global scale by remotely connecting avionics and payloads through a secure internet link. 

 

GUMUSH Aerospace & Defense is a dynamic team specializing in high tech aerospace technologies, located in Istanbul, and a spin-off company from two state-funded CubeSat projects. GUMUSH provides a wide range of products to customers in need of aerospace technologies. Also, GUMUSH has specialized in CubeSat components and subsystems such as structure, electrical power system, on board data handling and communication. Mainly we offer modular structures and bus systems for Pico/Nano/Micro Satellites. There are two ongoing projects with QB50 as a subcontractor. GUMUSH is glad to provide additional services such as solar panel design, and structural, thermal and orbit analysis, as well as mechanical and thermal tests for Pico/Nano/Micro satellites.

 

EnduroSat is a Bulgarian company dedicated to design, build and space-qualify the next-generation CubeSat bus platform for a range of missions from Low-Earth orbit to Solar system exploration with a main focus on swarm satellite applications. 

Our platforms and systems are designed and engineered to function in space for long time in a completely autonomous mode. EnduroSat’s mission is to provide simpler access to space for the next generation of business customers, scientists and technologists. Our team is working on a completely integrated space infrastructure for a diverse set of missions.

Pumpkin Inc. - Pumpkin, Inc. manufactures the CubeSat KitTM, an off-the-shelf combination of hardware and software for picosatellites that conform to the CubeSat specification.

 

Innovative Solutions In Space - ISIS - Innovative is a young and dynamic company in the space industry. The company specializes in the miniaturization of satellite systems with a particular emphasis on the design and development of subsystems for micro- and nanosatellites. Located in the Netherlands in Delft, ISIS supports small satellite projects and missions with its services and products.

 

Clyde Space -  Clyde Space are an award winning, globally recognised innovator and supplier of CubeSat and small-satellite systems.  Our approach to designing and building spacecraft systems is enabling a new generation of spacecraft for commercial, civil and military applications and is defining the standard for today’s ‘New Space’ revolution.

Now in its 12th year of operation, Clyde Space continues to expand its capability and is now supporting missions at all levels, from conceptual design, development, integration, testing, through to launch and on-orbit operations.

 

GOMSpace - GomSpace is a globally leading designer, integrator and manufacturer of high-end nanosatellites for customers in the academic, government and commercial markets. Our positions of strength include systems integration, nanosatellite subsystems and advanced miniaturized radio technology.

Our international team is devoted to understanding our customer's requirements and deliver flawlessly.

We are listed in Stockholm (GOMX), headquartered in Denmark and we service our customers in more than 50 countries. 

 

Stras Space - Stras Space is a full-service nano-satellite engineering company located in Toronto, Canada. With experience ranging from the very small (1-U CubeSats) to the very large (1.5 ton space station prototype), we offer products and services for attitude determination and control, power electronics, command and data handling, software, and systems engineering. We understand the "small space" way, and can help make your next mission a success.

 

IntelliTech Microsystems, Inc.- IMI specializes in spacecraft attitude determination and control systems.  We manufacture the MI-100 which is the first 3 axis momentum wheel and electromagnet attitude control system intended specifically for Cubesats and other micro and nanosatellites.  Please visit our website to see our complete line of ADACS sensors and actuators.  We are always happy to discuss your mission and lend our expertise.

 

Princeton Satellite Systems, Inc. is a small company specializing in aerospace control and simulation technology. We sell commercial software including control toolboxes for MATLAB™, stand-alone simulations, and C++ libraries for real-time software. We have developed a toolbox specifically for CubeSats. The CubeSat Toolbox, for use with MATLAB®, provides you with the tools needed to design CubeSats - all within the MATLAB environment. The toolbox consists of the CubeSat module from the Spacecraft Control Toolbox with a subset of functions from the core toolbox; the Spacecraft Control Toolbox is not required.

 

Space Micro is an ISO-9000 supplier of high reliability, rad hard/tolerant electronics cards for space avionics and communications used in Cubesats, nanosats, and small sats. These cards include high performance space processor, memory, GPS, Analog I/O, digital I/O, power management, battery monitoring, radiation dosimeter, and GPS cards. Our space radios include S-band, X-band, and K-band. In addition, we are developing a novel conformal, low drag UHF antenna for Cubesats, and seeking a University class initial flight.

 

Blue Canyon Technologies - BCT Staff have developed, tested and flown components and systems on more than 27 diverse space missions. We offer a range of high performance, low recurring cost, and rapid response CubeSat spacecraft systems and components. We specialize in precision pointing platforms based upon our high performance Attitude Determination and Control components, integrated systems, and our XACT CubeSat bus.

 

Aerojet. Provider of standardized modular propulsion systems for CubeSats as well as development and production services for customized solutions. Aerojet performs architecture and mission studies to assist customers with finding the right solution for their mission application. For customers requiring post-delivery support, Aerojet also provides propulsion system integration and fuelling support services. Aerojet’s expertise stems from over 70 years of development and production of cold gas, solid motors, monopropellant, bipropellant, and electric propulsion systems for defense, civil, commercial, and research applications.

 

Berlin Space Technologies (BST) is a German specialist for small satellite systems and technology. Our expertise is based on the famous TUBSAT satellites and covers satellites systems of 1 to 100kg. In the field of Cubesats and Nanosatellites we focus on the attitude control system. Our products range from individual components such as star trackers and reaction wheels to fully integrated ADCS solutions. Moreover our company offers hardware in the loop ADCS test benches based on air bearings and Helmholtzcoils.

 

Tethers Unlimited, Inc. -- TUI develops advanced propulsion, power, communications, and robotics technologies to provide revolutionary capability enhancements and dramatic cost savings for applications in space, sea, and air.  TUI’s suite of products for CubeSats and NanoSats include de-orbiting devices, software defined radios, deployable solar arrays, water electrolysis thruster, light-weight release mechanism, relative navigation system, 3 DOF gimbal, and compact 7 DOF robotic arm.  TUI also provides design and engineering services for unique customer needs.

Astronautical Development LLC specializes in CubeSat subsystems which are modularized to fit the size, mass, and power constraints of CubeSat missions.

 

SSBV Aerospace & Technology Group - SSBV Aerospace & Technology Group is a Dutch-headed, technology driven organization, active in the domains of (aero)Space, Remote Sensing & Monitoring, Defense & Security and the development of High-Tech Systems. Among other things, SSBV designs and manufactures sensors and sub-systems for high reliability small satellite and cubesat applications, develops next generation nanosat solutions and building blocks, as well as a new generation on-board computer and on-board payload data processor for the commercial smallsat market. SSBV is also leading the development of a capable, yet affordable, FMCW X-Band SAR radar for small satellites.

 

Solar MEMS Technologies S.L. is a company specialized in the Micro Electro Mechanical System technology (MEMS) and its application to high accurate sun sensors for Space, UAV and Renewable Energy industries. Solar MEMS know-how includes development and optimization of ADCS technologies, space projects management, custom electronic designs, integration solutions and interfaces adaptation in Nano/Pico satellite platforms. Solar MEMS is also participating in project CEPHEUS, which purpose is the design, implementation and integration of the first Andalusian testing low-cost satellite.

 

CU Aerospace offers both standardized and custom propulsion systems for CubeSats and other small-satellites.  Propulsion services include requirements definition, production, testing, integration, and post-delivery support.  CU Aerospace also has the capability to plan and analyze space missions.

 

Astro- und Feinwerktechnik Adlershof GmbH is a mid-sized business for space applications with more than 20 years experience situated in Berlin, Germany. We offer flight proven reaction wheels for CubeSats, picosatellite launchers for single, double and triple U’s, as well as custom designed ACDS solutions. Besides the CubeSats components, our company offers a flight proven satellite bus for satellites up to 120 kg (265 lbs) as well as corresponding components and an ACS test bench. To complete our product spectrum, we also provide ESA certified test services like thermal-vacuum cycling, vibration and pyroshock tests.

 

SkyFox Labs s.r.o. is a manufacturer of the World's First Space-Friendly™ components for CubeSats and Small Satellites you cannot find anywhere else. Products are completely designed, manufactured and tested in Czech Republic, a country with space heritage since 1978.

 

Busek Co. Inc. is an industry leader in the development and manufacture of high performance space propulsion systems. The firm’s spacecraft products span solar electric propulsion technologies such as Hall Effect, electrospray, radio frequency ion, and pulsed plasma thrusters, in addition to green monopropellant thrusters. These technologies are available in packages designed and optimized for spacecraft ranging in mass from 3kg to over 1,000kg. The firm’s expertise across multiple propulsion technologies enables it to provide clear, unbiased solutions to best fit customers’ needs.

 

NanoAvionics, JSC is an aerospace technologies company founded as a spin-off from Vilnius University, Lithuania. The company specializes in integrated CubeSats and Small Satellite solutions for commercial and scientific missions, including mission design, hardware assembly, integration and verification, testing campaigns, standardised products (highly integrated Communication, On-board Computer, Attitude Determination and Control Systems, Solar panels, Structural elements), modular chemical propulsion systems.

 

VACCO Industries provides a variety of high-performance cold gas, warm gas and green monopropellant systems for Cubesat platforms. To date, fourteen flight MiPS have been produced to support AFRL, NRO, NASA and commercial flight applications, including support for the JPL MarCo Cubesat program. VACCO utilizes its proprietary Chemically Etched Micro Systems (ChEMS™) technology to produce these smart, highly integrated Micro Propulsion Systems (MiPS) specifically designed for Cubesats.  In addition to complete systems VACCO also provides Xenon and Iodine micro feed systems & valves. Since 1962, VACCO fluid controls have supported many leading satellite, launch vehicles and interplanetary spacecraft.

 

IQ wireless GmbH  - Our product portfolio comprises high performance radio communication solutions in order to provide flexible, highly efficient broadband data communication between satellites and ground stations as well as between various satellites. The radio devices operate on S band (frequencies of 2.0-2.3 GHz) and allow payload data rates of up to 20 Mbps depending on the configuration in the downlink. This means that an outstanding and flexible platform for scientific research, such as within the context of commercial applications and university projects, has been made available, which can be adapted to suit a wide range of customer-specific applications.

 

Helical Communication Technologies Inc was formed to serve the increasing need for specialized antennas for use with ground based and space based communication with satellites placed in low earth orbit and deep space. HCT is driven to provide small dimension, high performance antennas at reasonable cost, currently offering deployable space based and ground station antenna products for Small Satellites and AmSat ground stations. The company also builds terrestrial based receiving stations that incorporate other applications for lightning detection, improvements in RFID, and WiFi applications.

 

Kubos designs and produces a space graded flight software solution for nanosatellite systems. We bring modern software engineering practices and disciplines to bear on the challenges of your missions. The KubOS platform combines existing operating systems (FreeRTOS & Linux), a nanosatellite hardware compatibility layer and custom middleware built with satellites in mind. With integration into existing COTS hardware, KubOS solves the common nanosatellite software problem of what a satellite needs to do, so that you can focus on your mission and payload. 

 

N.P.C. New Production Concept S.r.l. is a dynamic Italian company operating in the field of nanosatellites through its business unit Spacemind. 

The main currently available subsystem is ARTICA (aerodynamic reentry technology in CubeSat application) a compact deorbiting system compatible with the CubeSat class of spacecrafts. ARTICA consists in an autonomous device that can be easily integrated on one end of the satellite: upon the completion of a pre-established count the system automatically deploys a deorbiting sail (>2 m2 area) that dramatically decreases time spent in orbit at EOL. There are two ongoing CubeSat missions involving the use of ARTICA. 

NPC is currently developing new subsystems to expand its range of products. Furthermore it can offer a whole range of engineering services and technical support during all phases of a nanosatellite mission. 

 

Ecuadorian Space Agency - EXA is an aerospace research and development institution that designs and builds extreme hardware for cubesats, with more than 3 years of record-setting flight heritage in extreme conditions; products include 1U to 3U deployable solar arrays, powerful slim batteries, titanium structures and mechanical components on demand, magnetorquers, deployable antennas, active artificial muscles and their unique NEMEA MLI anti-radiation, thermal control shields.

EXA’s technology is singular, original, simple, solid and dependable and allows cubesat developers to use COTS components in order to break the limitations of budget and power typical of the 1U form factor, their deployable hardware is based over EXA’s unique Active Artificial Muscle technology for a dependable, proven and anti whiplash deploy of challenging mechanical elements. Flight heritage from NEE-01 PEGASUS and NEE-02 KRYSAOR backs their technology which is currently in use in the challenging U.S. market.

 

Bliley Technologies, Inc. - For more than 85 years, Bliley Technologies, Inc. has been crafting some of the highest performing frequency control devices in the universe.  We have oscillators and crystals on orbit with many legacy programs GPS, Iridium, and New Horizons.  As the “new space” movement has picked up momentum, Bliley adapted to this new “commercially-minded” approach to space hardware that is democratizing access to space.  Bliley provides high performance oscillators and crystals for MROs (master reference oscillators) as well as GPS/GNSS disciplined oscillators and timing modules.

 

Innoflight is a veteran-owned small business specializing in advanced cybersecurity systems meeting the needs of modern aerospace vehicles.  Our core competencies include responsive, high-performing and SWaP-optimized space avionics (communications, encryption and computers/controllers) through the innovative implementation of modern COTS technology in tandem with software defined networking and radio technology.

 

DHV Technology designs and manufactures fully custom solar panels on PCB substrate for CubeSats. DHV Technology staff have extensive experience with photovoltaic technology and power subsystems for space applications. Body mounted or deployable systems are available, and it is possible to integrate a temperature sensor, magnetometer or other sensors or actuators. State of the art triple junction solar cells with efficiency from 28% to 30% are used in all products. DHV Technology is based in Malaga (Spain). The manufacturing  process is performed in a clean room environment. DHV Technology is very competitive in price and very serious in Quality and Deliveries. DHV Technology is an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified company.