Terran Orbital Concludes Fleet Space CENTAURI-5 Bus Commissioning

The next-generation micro-satellite is heading to the Centauri constellation where it will increase data capacity and decrease the latency of its peers

CENTAURI-5 (Image Credit: Terran Orbital Corporation)

BOCA RATON, Fla. (Terran Orbital Corporation PR) — Terran Orbital Corporation (NYSE: LLAP), a global leader in satellite solutions, primarily serving the United States and Allied aerospace and defense industries, today announced bus commissioning for the CENTAURI-5 satellite has concluded with nominal health and status checkouts. Tyvak International SRL, Terran Orbital’s wholly-owned international subsidiary, designed and built the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite for Fleet Space Technologies.

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Terran Orbital Ships Fleet Space CENTAURI-5 Satellite to Cape Canaveral for SpaceX Transporter-5 Launch

Terran Orbital’s CENTAURI-5 satellite (Credit: Terran Orbital)

BOCA RATON, Fla. (Terran Orbital Corporation PR) – Terran Orbital Corporation (NYSE: LLAP), a global leader in satellite solutions, primarily serving the United States aerospace and defense industry, today announced it shipped its CENTAURI-5 satellite to Cape Canaveral in preparation for the SpaceX Transporter-5 launch.

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Fleet Awarded $20 Million in Australian Government MMI Grant Funding to Build Space Manufacturing Hub in SA

BEVERLEY, South Australia (Fleet Space Technologies PR) — Fleet Space Technologies is delighted to announce that the Australian Government has committed $20 million (USD) to the development of the Space Manufacturing Hub in Adelaide, South Australia. This adds to funds already committed by The Government of South Australia ($20 million AUS) and a consortium of leading space, aerospace and advanced air mobility companies including Fleet, Q-CTRL, AtSpace Pty Ltd and Alauda Aeronautics, the manufacturer of the world’s first electric flying racing cars. That total value of the project is therefore $66 million (AUS).

“The addition of this very significant investment from the Australian Government to the funds already pledged by the South Australian Government is affirmation of our nation’s commitment to the development of a rapidly growing industry and innovation in sovereign technological capabilities in space manufacturing. Fleet Space Technologies is proud to lead the Australian space sector. This industry is creating jobs, technological capability and lasting economic impact for Australia. The Space Hub in Adelaide will position South Australia as a true global centre of excellence in the development of space technologies.”

Flavia Tata Nardini, CEO and Co-Founder, Fleet Space Technologies

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Fleet Space Technologies Launches First Phase of Global Expansion by Establishing U.S. Presence

Internet of Things satellite (Credit: Fleet Space Technologies)
  • Fleet Space Technologies rapid growth continues through first international market HQ
  • Houston strategically selected due to proximity to key industries and existing collaboration through NASA’s Artemis programme
  • Global expansion follows an oversubscribed Series B funding round. Further global growth planned
  • Fleet Space Technologies is Australia’s leading space company

HOUSTON (Fleet Space PR) — Fleet Space Technologies, Australia’s leading space company has established its first international HQ in Houston, Texas. This first phase of the company’s ambitious global expansion plans follows institutional affirmation of its vision and proven commercial model in the rapidly growing space industry.

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Fleet Space to Launch Constellation of World’s First Fully 3D Printed Satellites

Internet of Things satellite (Credit: Fleet Space Technologies)
  • Fleet Space reveals growth strategy following $26.4m (USD) investment 
  • Fleet to unlock high speed connectivity for everything with unlimited data services anywhere
  • Alpha satellites will be the world’s first constellation of fully 3D printed satellites
  • The first Alpha satellites are planned to launch in 2022, with high speed global continuous connectivity coverage planned by 2026
  • Alpha will enable Fleet to deliver services on new frequency bands serving more markets and use cases than ever before
  • Tech to accelerate radical efficiencies unlocked by Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Bold new strategy is endorsement of and commitment to Australia’s space industry
  • Fleet to unlock high speed connectivity for everything, unlimited data services anywhere

SYDNEY, Australia (Fleet Space PR) — “It is Fleet Space’s vision that everyone, everywhere, has access to unlimited connectivity, no matter where they are on the globe; in cities, remote regions, on land or navigating the oceans. Our recent Series B investment empowered us to realise this vision by embarking on a bold new strategy. This new chapter in our story is led by the development of a new constellation of satellites named Alpha, which will work in harmony with our existing Centauri constellation. Alpha represents a major step forward and the first time a satellite has been created entirely through 3D-printing.”

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Fleet Space Technologies Raises $26.4 Million in Series B Round to Fund IoT Nanosat Development

Internet of Things satellite (Credit: Fleet Space Technologies)
  • Fleet Space Technologies attracts $26.4m (USD) investment valuing company at $126m (USD)
  • Series B Round oversubscribed
  • Investment confirms confidence in Fleet Space advanced satellite technology 
  • Tech drives radical Internet of Things (IoT) efficiencies 
  • Investment is firm commitment to Australia’s rapidly emerging space industry  
  • Investment creates 70 new jobs, including many desirable STEM positions 

ADELAIDE, Australia (Fleet Space Technologies PR) — Fleet Space Technologies announces that it has secured $26.4m (USD) in investment, valuing the company at $126 million (USD). This represents a major step forward for Fleet Space Technologies, which is committed to creating the world’s most advanced low-power satellite network, securing planet-wide coverage for millions of compatible Internet of Things (IoT) devices by using its in-house Nanosatellite technology. This funding will underpin significant expansion in Fleet Space’s manufacturing footprint and will expand the company’s highly skilled workforce. 

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Federal Government Backs Australia’s First Space Incubator Moonshot

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (Moonshot PR) — Moonshot, Australia’s first space-focused incubator, has today received a half a million-dollar [US $374,043] matched grant from the federal government’s Incubator Support Scheme to cultivate new space technology businesses across the country.

Led by a consortium of international space tech leaders, Moonshot’s latest financial boost involves matched contributions from the federal government and investors alike, showcasing local appetite to invest in Australia’s next generation of space entrepreneurs. 

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Gilmour Space to Launch Fleet Satellites in 2023

Computer-generated image of Gilmour Space’s new rocket, Eris. (Credit: Gilmour Space Technologies)

HELENSVALE, QLD, Australia, 31 March 2021 — Two of Australia’s New Space pioneers — Queensland-based rocket manufacturer Gilmour Space Technologies, and South Australian nanosatellite manufacturer for the Internet of Things (IoT), Fleet Space Technologies — are joining forces to launch small satellites to orbit.  

“We have signed a contract to launch six Fleet Space Centauri nanosatellites on our Eris rockets in 2023,” said Adam Gilmour, the CEO of Gilmour Space, which is tracking to launch its first commercial payloads to orbit next year.   

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