Airbus U.S. Space & Defense is a trusted U.S. government partner for industry leading satellite, geospatial intelligence and cyber capabilities, secure communications, space exploration missions, military helicopters, unmanned aerial systems, and fixed wing aircraft. Our portfolio of state of the art technologies, research and development, and subject matter expertise provide the U.S. Department of Defense, National Security Agencies, and Space focused partners the best solutions for their critical missions.
AvL Technologies, Inc. is a privately held US company specializing in the design, development and production of mobile satellite antennas and positioner systems. Based in Asheville, NC, with a regional office in the U.K., AvL offers superior service and support to customers around the world. AvL provides customers with positioner and complete antenna system products, product development and services that maximize the technical and commercial benefits for their customers with cost, performance, quality and reliability requirements.
Blue Canyon Technologies is a leading provider of turnkey small satellite solutions, including nanosatellites, microsatellites, and ESPA-class. We specialize in precision pointing platforms based upon our high-performance attitude determination and control components. BCT’s highly experienced staff has developed low-cost, flight-proven, high-performance, high-reliability spacecraft systems and components that enable a wide range of missions for academic, commercial, and government applications.
Orbital Systems LLC, a unit of CPI’s Antenna Systems Division designs and manufactures 7.3 meter and smaller LEO and MEO ground antenna systems used for Telemetry, Tracking and Control (TT&C), Earth Observation satellite reception(EOS), Radar, Search and Rescue, and other specialty applications. Integrated RF subsystems in L-, S-, X-, Ku-, and Ka- band, single or multi-band feeds, upconverters, downconverters, and HPA’s.
Exolaunch (Germany, USA) is a global leader in rideshare launch, deployment, in-space transportation, and integration services for the NewSpace industry. With a decade of flight heritage and 170 satellites launched on 13 missions across world known launch vehicles, Exolaunch has an industry insight it can leverage to develop one-stop-shop solutions tailored towards meeting customer needs and addressing market trends.
GK LAUNCH SERVICES IS AN OPERATOR OF COMMERCIAL LAUNCHES The company was established by the decision of State Space Corporation “Roscosmos” to conclude and implement commercial contracts for the launch of spacecraft using Soyuz-2 family launch vehicles from Russian spaceports GK Launch Services is a joint venture of GLAVKOSMOS, a subsidiary of ROSCOSMOS State Space Corporation, and private INTERNATIONAL SPACE COMPANY KOSMOTRAS.
Hogan Lovells is a cutting-edge, end-to-end strategic legal practice for satellite system operators, investors, manufacturers, or other transaction parties. We work with those involved in “traditional” space, NewSpace, and government procurements, around the world. We help companies take their satellite systems from drawing board to implementation, and safely navigate the multi-layered risks and issues they will face.
KippsDeSanto is an investment bank focused on delivering exceptional results for leading, growth-oriented aerospace/defense and technology companies. We leverage our creativity and industry experience to provide M&A, private financing, and strategic consulting.
Kratos is the leader in advanced solutions across the space ground segment with products and services that manage and optimize satellites, signals and networks. Kratos solutions are used by some 80% of global satellite operators and support more than 90% of U.S. government space missions. As the space industry evolves, Kratos’ advanced technologies are addressing the needs on the ground resulting from multi-constellations, HTS satellites, flexible payloads and other new space architectures, as well protecting communications in an increasingly competitive and contested space environment.
KSAT is the world-leading provider of communication services for small satellites and launch vehicles, offering reliable, flexible, and cost-optimized services from our uniquely-located global ground network.
Leaf Space operates and continues to develop a solid and reliable distributed ground station infrastructure for a world where Space is for everyone, up there to be discovered and explored with small, versatile and cost-effective Smallsats. Our unique concept is focused on creating satellite telecommunications as-a-service, in order to assist clients with their satellite operations by managing and procuring the entire ground segment system through a complete set of services, including timeshared access to ground, customize telecommunication solutions, ground station procurement, consultancy and backup services.
Maxar is a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure. We deliver disruptive value to government and commercial customers to help them monitor, understand and navigate our changing planet; deliver global broadband communications; and explore and advance the use space. Our unique approach combines decades of deep mission understanding, and a proven commercial and defense foundation to deploy solutions and deliver insights with unrivaled speed, scale and cost effectiveness.
Milbank LLP is a leading international law firm that provides innovative legal services to clients around the world. Founded in New York over 150 years ago, Milbank also has offices in Beijing, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Munich, São Paulo, Seoul, Singapore, Tokyo and Washington, DC. Our lawyers collaborate across practices and offices helping the world’s leading commercial, financial and industrial enterprises, as well as institutions, individuals and governments, achieve their strategic objectives.
Momentus is a U.S. commercial space company that plans to offer in-space infrastructure services, including in-space transportation, hosted payloads and in-orbit services. Momentus believes it can make new ways of operating in space possible with its planned in-space transfer and service vehicles that will be powered by an innovative water plasma-based propulsion system that is under development.
MYNARIC Laser Communication. Made Scalable. The world is on the brink of a radical change in telecommunications. Globally, the need for fast and ubiquitous network connectivity is advancing inexorably. Laser communication is the technology that can meet the growing bandwidth requirements. Mynaric is a leading manufacturer of high-speed free-space optical laser communication technologies used to enable communication and surveillance applications in air and space.
PLD Space is a pioneering Spanish company in the aerospace sector and a reference within Europe in the development of reusable rockets, with a recognized prestige in the sector and a solid project that has become a reality through its launch vehicles: the MIURA 1 suborbital and MIURA 5 orbital rockets, which will place Spain among the few countries with the capacity to successfully send small satellites to space.
Rocket Factory Augsburg (RFA) was founded in 2018 with the vision of providing frequent and low-cost access to space to better understand, connect and protect our Earth. To achieve this, RFA is developing a launch vehicle that can deliver payloads of up to 1,300 kg into low Earth orbits on a weekly basis at unmatched prices.
Rocket Lab is an end-to-end space company delivering reliable launch services, spacecraft, satellite components, and on-orbit management. We’re motivated by the enormous impact we can have on Earth by making it easier to get to space and to do incredible things there. The satellites we build and launch are enabling innovation and exploration, they’re keeping countries connected and borders protected, they’re monitoring weather and managing waste, they’re providing insights on climate change, and helping us manage resources for future generations.
Sheppard Mullin provides experienced counsel in every sector of the satellite industry. Our team is widely recognized as go-to counsel for a cross-section of satellite operators, ground terminal manufacturers, connectivity providers, and investors. Sheppard Mullin regularly advises our clients with respect to complex U.S. and international regulatory issues, novel commercial agreements, and strategic investments. The Sheppard Mullin Telecommunications Team was recently named “Practice Group of the Year” for 2019 by Law360.
As the premier global launch services provider, Spaceflight is revolutionizing the business of space transportation through its comprehensive suite of launch services and Sherpa® orbital transfer vehicles. The company provides unprecedented launch flexibility to ensure customers’ smallsats get to orbit exactly when and where they want through a combination of long-standing relationships with a diverse portfolio of launch partners, innovative satellite integration capabilities, including flight and ground support hardware, licensing and logistics management, and extensive mission management expertise.
We operate the busiest and fastest growing commercial spaceport on European mainland: Esrange Space Center. Targeting to launch small satellites into orbit by the end of 2022, SSC has recently enlarged its service offer with multiple associated testbed services such as motor-, stage-, reusability-, drop- and launch tests. Our global network is one of the world’s largest commercial satellite ground station networks.
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) is committed to doing space differently and we continually to push the boundaries of the possible, exploiting advances in technologies, challenging conventions, and bringing innovative and affordable space exploration to our customers. SSTL delivers complete mission solutions for earth observation, science, navigation, communications, in-orbit debris removal and servicing and beyond Earth infrastructure.
Telespazio, a joint venture between Leonardo (67%) and Thales (33%), is one of Europe’s leaders and one of the world’s main players in satellite solutions and services. Telespazio operates worldwide through numerous companies, and has a wide international network of space centres and teleports. Telespazio is a leading company in key sectors for public institutions, business operators and consumers, with activities ranging from the design and development of space systems to the management of launch services and in orbit satellite control; from Earth observation services, integrated communication, satellite navigation and localisation, to scientific programmes.
The Aerospace Corporation is a national nonprofit corporation that operates a federally funded research and development center and has more than 4,200 employees. With major locations in El Segundo, California; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Colorado Springs, Colorado; and the Washington, D.C. region, Aerospace addresses complex problems across the space enterprise and other areas of national and international significance through agility, innovation, and objective technical leadership.
Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Irvine, California, Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems, Inc. is an industry leader, delivering optimized, end-to-end small satellite solutions. Trusted by civil, defense and commercial organizations to achieve timely and economical mission success, Tyvak leverages expertise, low-cost operating infrastructure, and the limitless opportunities of satellite miniaturization. For more information, please visit www.Tyvak.com or follow the Company @TyvakNanoSat
Viasat is a global communications company that believes everyone and everything in the world can be connected. For more than 30 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the world communicate. Today, the Company is developing the ultimate global communications network to power high-quality, secure, affordable, fast connections to impact people’s lives anywhere they are—on the ground, in the air or at sea.
Virgin Orbit operates one of the most flexible and responsive space launch systems ever built. Founded by Sir Richard Branson in 2017, the company began commercial service in 2021, and has already delivered commercial, civil, national security, and international satellites into orbit. Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne rockets are designed and manufactured in Long Beach, California, and are air-launched from a modified 747- 400 carrier aircraft that allows Virgin Orbit to operate from locations all over the world in order to best serve each customer’s needs.