Skyrora designs, manufactures, and deploys rockets to clear the way for small satellite manufacturers looking to access space.
Headquartered in Edinburgh with facilities located across Europe, Skyrora are developing launch vehicle technology to ensure that the life-changing benefits of space are realised here on Earth.
Skyrora are proud to be working with an innovative subsidiary centre located in Dnipro. This supportive collaboration allows the company to grow and develop as we move towards our primary objective.
- Total rocket experience: 200+ YEARS
- Edinburgh HQ: 60+ STAFF
- R&D facilities: 100+ STAFF
Skyrora’s mission is to realise the tangible benefits of responsive access to, and responsible exploration of space for the increased well-being of life on Earth.
Skyrora places education and sustainability at the heart of our core values.
Skyrora is committed to reducing our direct impact on the environment by actively managing our waste, emissions, and consumption of natural resources.
In order to play a positive role within the society in which we operate, Skyrora have established a culture that promotes employee volunteering through STEM activities. We actively support local businesses, schools, and the surrounding community in which we operate.
PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN
Skyrora seek out the most sustainable procurement route for the entirety of a project. We strive for the majority of our supply chain to originate from local companies and contractors in order to minimise our carbon footprint.
Skyrora are investing into innovative methods that will enable greater sustainability within the space sector. This includes research and development on various technical projects such as Ecosene, an RP-1 equivalent derived from unrecyclable plastic waste. Skyrora recognise our duty to conduct business in a way that prevents or greatly reduces harm caused to the environment or that greatly reduces the harm caused to the environment by methods and technologies utilised within the space industry.
Skyrora’s vision is to meet the growing demand for small satellite launch vehicles by combining proven technology with modern-day innovation in order to provide cost-effective and responsive access to space.
Tim Peake is the first British ESA astronaut and a former ISS crew member (Dec 2015 – Jun 2016)
Nick Laird is a Senior Defence Contractor with extensive military services and overseas trade experience
Most of our team has over 10 years’ experience in the aerospace sector.
10 years’ experience in C-level positions, several successful, profit-generating IT projects
Leading legal advisor in the technology sector
24 years’ experience in 36 orbital launches
8 years of experience in rocket propulsion R&D. Successfully managed 200+ rocket engine test campaigns
Experienced in high-profile Communications and Government Affairs
Skyrora are dedicated to our collaborative efforts with world leading companies operating within the space sector.