Bright Ascension

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    Bright Ascension is a provider of consulting and engineering services. The Company offers consulting services for developing new technologies for spacecrafts, as well as assists and leads projects from blue-sky research studies through to development, test and delivery.

    HQDundee, GB

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    Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)12(-7%)
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    Bright Ascension Office Locations

    Bright Ascension has offices in Dundee and Edinburgh
    Dundee, GB (HQ)
    1 Laurel Bank
    Dundee, GB
    12, RIVER COURT, 5 W Victoria Dock Rd
    Edinburgh, GB
    Argyle House 3 Lady Lawson St
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    SmallSat Virtual 2020

    The annual Small Satellite Conference held by Utah State University is taking place virtually this year, and is free to attend. Bright Ascension are participating, so come by and visit our virtual exhibition booth! We have a live chat channel where you can get in touch to discuss our software produc…

    Exhibiting at UK Space Conference 2019

    Bright Ascension are exhibiting at the UK Space Conference at the ICC Wales in Newport from 24th to the 26th September. Visit us at stand D19 to see our interactive space software demonstration based on Kerbal Space Program! Try operating a satellite and learn more about our unique software products…

    Exhibiting at SmallSat 2019

    Bright Ascension are exhibiting at the 33rd Annual Conference on Small Satellites at Utah State University from August 3rd to 8th 2019. Visit us at our booth in the Fieldhouse (#129) to learn more about our unique software products: the GenerationOne Flight Software Development Kit and and Mission C…

    Successful Deployment for IOD-1 GEMS

    The IOD-1 GEMS spacecraft has begun operations after a successful deployment from the ISS on Wednesday morning. Bright Ascension’s GenerationOne onboard software executed a successful separation procedure, commanding deployment of antennae and solar panels while monitoring critical platform telemetr…

    Exhibiting and Presenting at CDW 2019

    Bright Ascension staff recently returned from a successful trip to the 2019 CubeSat Developers Workshop. The workshop is one of the major events for the growing CubeSat community and is hosted annually at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, the ‘home’ of the CubeSat standard. This year, in addition to exhi…

    GenerationOne Heads To ISS For In-Orbit Demonstration Programme

    Bright Ascension’s latest GenerationOne flight software deployment launched on yesterday’s resupply launch to the International Space Station. Along with thousands of kilograms of supplies for the space station was IOD-1 GEMS, the first spacecraft in the Satellite Applications Catapult’s (SAC) In-Or…
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    Bright Ascension Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Bright Ascension founded?

      Bright Ascension was founded in 2011.

    • How many employees does Bright Ascension have?

      Bright Ascension has 12 employees.

    • Who are Bright Ascension competitors?

      Competitors of Bright Ascension include JAXA, Davidson Technologies and Morgan Research Corporation.

    • Where is Bright Ascension headquarters?

      Bright Ascension headquarters is located at 1 Laurel Bank, Dundee.

    • Where are Bright Ascension offices?

      Bright Ascension has offices in Dundee and Edinburgh.

    • How many offices does Bright Ascension have?

      Bright Ascension has 3 offices.