Skyrora production face visors
Here is the latest on our face visors; we have produced 25 face visors and this week, we will send them for testing and CE approval. Thereafter, production can be upscaled to 3D-print 100 visors a week and then distribute to the NHS. #Protectionequipment #Savelives #Protect
#Skyroramilestone - LEO engine test
#Skyroramilestone July 2019. Last summer our first ever LEO engine test took place at SpaceCornwall! This was a huge milestone in the Skyrora production line, as it was the first of the engines tested that will be featured in our orbital launch vehicle - Skyrora XL. #throwback
#Skyroramilestone - Black Arrow back from Australia
#Skyroramilestone January 2019! A throwback to the time we bought Black Arrow back from Australia! The Black Arrow space programme is very inspirational! It provides us with proven technology and is the foundation of the future of UK Space!
Skyrora Shifts Production To Face Masks For The Coronavirus Response
Skyrora mentions that all its entire UK staff is fighting the coronavirus pandemic. The startup was founded back in 2017. It made progress during an early successful engine test by using its eco-friendly rocket fuel that completed in February.
Thank all of our frontline workers
Given the current situation, Skyrora has decided not to take part in April fools. Instead, we want to take the time to continually thank all of our frontline workers. We are a strong community and will come out of this even stronger than before. #NHSheroes #Wecanalldoourbit
Rocket boffins step up COVID-19 fight
Volodymyr Levykin, Skyrora chief exec, reckoned the company was in a fortunate enough position to be able to help out and so should: "It is at a time like this, that a business like ours should step up and carry out a civic duty, setting aside the normal commercial activity and standing side by side with the Scottish government, the NHS and the UK government for the greater good of our country."
Fife space technology firm re-allocates personnel joins in coronavirus fight
The company has completed the first batch of hand gel according to WHO standards and guidelines and is scaling up the production, with the aim of producing over 10,000, 250ml bottles of hand sanitiser per week
Skyrora to produce masks and sanitizers for UK amid COVID-19 crisis
Skyrora, a Scotland based private space company, reportedly announced that it would start manufacturing health equipment for frontline workers in the United Kingdom, answering the call of the UK government as well as the National Health Service to help the country fight the growing spread of the coronavirus.
Coronavirus in Scotland: Rocket firm switches to making masks and hand sanitiser
Princes Street-based Skyrora has swapped building launch vehicles for small satellites to making much-needed masks and hand sanitiser. The firm is producing face visors using its 3D printing facilities while also aiming to deliver 10,000 bottles of hand wash per week.