Astraius will base its launch and range operations in the UK at the Prestwick Spaceport in Scotland. The Spaceport, which is at an advanced stage of planning, will provide all necessary ground-based requirements in bespoke, state of the art facilities.
The C-17 Globemaster transport aircraft will operate from the Spaceport, providing our ‘air-launch’ platform. Payload processing, launch vehicle integration, and a new mission/range control centre, will make this one of the most advanced launch facilities of its kind in the world.
Our unique satellite launch capability combines innovative technology and tested delivery platforms.
- Our launch vehicle is built upon a system successfully used by the US Government for over 30 complex missions and is capable of launching payloads up to 800kg.
- Our horizontal launch system uses the proven C-17 Globemaster transport aircraft. It is flown by USAF, Royal Air Force and numerous other nations around the globe, with more than 250 aircraft in service.
- Our Horizontal Launch System safely delivers satellites to all Low Earth Orbit inclinations to include Sun-Synchronous Orbit.
“Commitment to our customers is paramount. Our solutions offer the flexibility that satellite companies need. We deliver affordability with the highest standards of service. We’re looking forward to developing a relationship with you.” Kevin Seymour, CEO
We will begin launching satellites in 2024 for our customers from the UK and across the world, with the likelihood of expanding our global basing footprint starting in 2025.
Talk to us now about your needs and secure a dependable, affordable, low-risk launch to your orbit, on your schedule.