Skyrora Limited is a UK company headquartered in Edinburgh, developing launch vehicle technology that has evolved from previous rocket systems. We aim to reduce the cost of space launches through the combination of proven technology and advanced engineering methods.
We will take a calculated, step-by-step approach that will see us develop a series of sounding rockets to test our technology at first, as we build towards our future orbital vehicle. We will be drawing on the experience and learnings of Britain's previous launch capability heritage, inspired in particular in our suborbital test development by Skylark. Moreover, our future orbital launcher has a number of similarities to Black Arrow, including the use of HTP and kerosene – the ideal combination for Scottish launch.
As part of our process, we are building a robust supply chain, creating new employment opportunities throughout our industrial sector and using our vision to inspire the next generation of STEM talent. With the future in mind, we have set up an Enabling Technologies Unit to identify opportunities in the local supply chain and, where possible, will take the opportunity to fill those gaps. We believe this is the key to creating a commercially viable and sustainable launch business.
Our determination to improve and evolve led us to partner with an innovative co-working centre based in Ukraine, where forward-thinking, dynamic individuals gather to resolve scientific tasks, as well as supply chain mapping and market analysis. This partnership enables us to provide talented specialists, many of whom are just out of university, with the opportunity to grow professionally and put their knowledge to practical use.
We are focused on making sure that Skyrora will blast off from UK soil and hope you'll come along for the ride!
For our latest updates, upcoming events, and other news remember to follow us on twitter!