Orbex Space

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Orbex Space is a low-cost orbital launch services company, serving the needs of the small satellite industry. It offers three types of launch services such as monolithic micro and mini satellite, pico, nano or microsatellites as well as technology readiness level (TRL) train payloads.
HQForres, GB

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2021)61(+6%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at Orbex Space

Chris L.

Chris L.

Founder & CEO
Kristian von Bengtson

Kristian von Bengtson

Chief Development Officer
Jan Skolmli

Jan Skolmli

Chief Commercial Officer
Simon Beswick

Simon Beswick

Chief Financial Officer
Catriona Francis

Catriona Francis

Chief Of Staff
Jonas B. Bjarnø

Jonas B. Bjarnø

Chief Technology Officer
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Orbex Space Office Locations

Orbex Space has offices in Forres and Hvidovre
Forres, GB (HQ)
6 Forres Enterprise Park
Hvidovre, DK
Kanalholmen 14
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Orbex Space Financials and Metrics

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Orbex Space total Funding

$63.7 m

Orbex Space latest funding size

$24 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Orbex Space investors

Orbex Space's latest funding round in December 2020 was reported to be $24 m. In total, Orbex Space has raised $63.7 m
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Orbex Space Revenue

Cash (31-May-2018)

GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018



Current Assets

FY, 2017

Financial Leverage

-4.1 x
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Orbex Space Cybersecurity Score

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Orbex Space Online and Social Media Presence

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Orbex Space News and Updates

Orbex Introduces New Line of Brushless DC Flat Motors

The Orbex Group, a leading manufacturer of high-performance electric motors and slip rings, is pleased to announce a new line of flat brushless DC motors

Orbex Satellite Delivery System Runs World’s Largest 3D Printed Rocket Engine

It’s really no wonder that 3D printing is being used in every aspect of life, from children’s toys to automotive components and even rocket engines, nothing seems to be slowing down this trend. One space-oriented team running full speed ahead with this tech is Orbex

Orbex commissions 3D printer capable of producing 35+ rocket engines a year

On the heels of raising $24 million in December, Orbex announced Feb. 24 that it has commissioned AMCM to build a large-volume 3D printer for manufacturing its rocket engines. SpaceNews

Isar Aerospace, Orbex raise funding for small launch vehicles

Two European companies have raised a combined $115 million to continue work on small launch vehicles scheduled to make their first flights in 2022. SpaceNews

Orbex lands $24 million to launch its rocket from Scotland in 2022

Orbex, a UK-based space launch company, has secured $24 million in a funding round led by BGF and Octopus Ventures. Existing investors High-Tech Gründerfonds, Heartcore Capital and Elecnor S.A. (parent company of the multi-national space firm Deimos Space) also participated. The new investment funds…

Orbex lands TriSept as a customer for rideshare rocket launch mission in 2022

Space launch startup Orbex has secured a customer for its forthcoming Prime space launch vehicle: TriSept, a provider of launch integration services for both commercial and government customers. TriSept has booked the full capacity of a rideshare mission aboard an Orbex Prime rocket to take off some…
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Orbex Space Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Orbex Space founded?

    Orbex Space was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Orbex Space key executives?

    Orbex Space's key executives are Chris L., Kristian von Bengtson and Jan Skolmli.

  • How many employees does Orbex Space have?

    Orbex Space has 61 employees.

  • Who are Orbex Space competitors?

    Competitors of Orbex Space include Terran Orbital, Vector Launch and Orbit Fab.

  • Where is Orbex Space headquarters?

    Orbex Space headquarters is located at 6 Forres Enterprise Park, Forres.

  • Where are Orbex Space offices?

    Orbex Space has offices in Forres and Hvidovre.

  • How many offices does Orbex Space have?

    Orbex Space has 2 offices.