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Vector Space Systems Raises Funds for Microsatellite Launch Vehicle Development

Vector Space Systems has secured $1.25 million in a seed funding round headed by Space Angels Network to support Vector’s development of commercial launch vehicles for low-Earth orbit microsatellites. Space Angels Network offers an online investment platform designed to help accredited investors finance aerospace companies through managed funds, Vector said Friday. Vector co-founder and …

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NASA Taps Vector Space Systems to Build Launch Vehicle Upper Stage Prototype

Vector Space Systems has secured a Phase II contract under NASA‘s Small Business Technology Transfer project to continue developing an upper stage prototype for the Vector-R launch vehicle. The award complements the company’s existing contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to examine the potential use of Vector-R’s first stage as a second stage for DARPA’s XS-1 experimental …

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Vector Space Systems Launches Test Rocket Ahead of 2018 Orbital Deployment

Vector Space Systems has launched a subscale rocket that serves as a test platform to validate the upper stage engine of the company’s launch vehicle. The microsatellite space launch company said Tuesday the suborbital launch of the P-20 rocket comes ahead of the scheduled 2018 orbital deployment of the Vector 1 launch vehicle. Global imagery company …

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Kratos, Space Vector Partner to Build Suborbital Rocket for Air Force; Dave Carter Quoted

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions and Space Vector have teamed up to design, manufacture and integrate a suborbital launch vehicle under the U.S. Air Force’s Sounding Rocket Program-4. The industry team will build the rocket to support tests of prototype weapons and missile defense systems, Kratos said Wednesday. Space Vector and Northrop Grumman‘s …

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