ABL Space Systems Stock
Low-cost satellite carrier rockets
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About ABL Space Systems Stock
According to ABL Space Systems, the Company designs, builds and operates a low-cost rocket used as a launch vehicle for small satellites called the RS1. The Company also designs and builds its own family of rocket engines, called the E1 and E2. Below are exhibits of ABL Space Systems' engine family and launch vehicle.
ABL Space Systems
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According to ABL Space Systems, at a 1,200 kg payload capacity, the RS1 aims to provide meaningfully more payload capacity than many nanosatellite launchers. The RS1 can carry single large satellites or a combination of many 150kg to 350kg satellites to Low Earth Orbit. Additionally, ABL's launch systems and RS1 launch vehicle are packaged into shipping containers, making the entire launch pad mobile and deployable. For commercial satellite operations, ABL aims to enable the flexibility to launch from any FAA-licensed fixed launch site with ease. For government space resiliency efforts, ABL’s deployable launch system aims to give Department of Defense and Intelligence Community customers the ability to launch satellites from distributed, non-traditional launch sites.
ABL Space Systems has a 20,000 square foot facility for research, development, and production in El Segundo, California and has also established a test site in Camden, Georgia with 10,000 square feet of integration and testing facilities and a 250 acre test site. Moreover, the Company has a private engine test site in Las Cruces, New Mexico.ABL Space Systems was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in El Segundo, California. The Company has a team of over 20 aerospace engineers with prior experience at SpaceX, Virgin Orbit, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Pratt + Whitney, and elsewhere.
Chief Executive Officer
Darin Van Pelt
Director of Hardware Engineering
Head of Launch
ABL Advisory Board, Former CEO of Raytheon
ABL Advisory Board, Former VP at Boeing
ABL Advisory Board, Former CEO of Stellex Aerostructures
TechCrunch - Mar, 24 2023ABL Space Systems scores $60M for rapid response launch for defense customers
TechCrunch - Jan, 12 2023ABL Space Systems’ rocket experiences simultaneous engine shutdown shortly after lift-off
SpaceNews - Feb, 1 2019ABL Space Systems increases performance and cuts price of its small launch vehicle
SpaceNews - Sep, 19 2018Georgia spaceport attracts small launch vehicle developer
BusinessWire - Sep, 17 2018ABL Space Systems Signs Lease with JDA to Begin Operations in Camden County
Atlanta Business Chronicle - Mar, 6 2018California aerospace firm considers Georgia for rocket launches (Video)
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