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Orbex Space

Orbex Space

A company offering space launch services for the small satellite industry.

Orbex Space is a company offering space launch services for the small satellite industry that is headquartered in Forres, Scotland and was founded in 2015 by Chris Larmour. The company's launch vehicles are capable of delivering payloads between 10kg-1890kg with external diameters of to 1300mm, and have different deployment dispensers for pico, nano, and micro-satellites. The Orbex launch vehicle has a 3D printed engine and uses a renewable bio-propane fuel which cuts its emissions by 90% compared to using hydrocarbons as fuel.

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December 2020
Orbex Space raises a $24,000,000 venture round from BGF, Elecnor Deimos, Heartcore Capital, High-Tech Gründerfonds and Octopus Ventures.
July 2018
Orbex Space raises a $39,600,000 venture round from Elecnor Deimos, European Space Agency, Horizon 2020, Sunstone Technology Ventures and UK Space Agency.
February 2017
Orbex Space raises a $56,000 grant.

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