Alba Orbital Limited is a European pico-satellite company situated in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. Founded by Tom Walkinshaw in 2012, the company specializes in PocketQube satellites technology and launch.
Alba Orbital's mission as a large pico-sat company is to get more individuals building and launching their own satellites. The company provides a hub of support for the fledgling class of PocketQube satellites by building their own platforms and providing parts and launch to companies, universities and space agencies all over the world. The company continues to launch PocketQubes after their first launch on the 6th of December 2019, through the Rocketlab Electron Launch Vehicle. Partnering with the European Space Agency (ESA), Alba Orbital developed a PocketQube platform called Unicorn-2.