PLD Space

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PLD Space develops advanced space propulsion technologies intended to provide suborbital and orbital commercial launch services. The technologies specialize in the development of rocket propulsion, defense technologies and satellites with a focus on liquid rocket engines, enabling small and reusable launchers in Europe to develop liquid rocket engines.

HQElche, ES

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)47(+5%)

Key People/Management at PLD Space

Raúl Torres

Raúl Torres

CEO & Co-Founder
Raúl Verdú

Raúl Verdú

CBDO & Co-Founder
Eleazar González

Eleazar González

CTO, Co-Founder
Juny Crespo

Juny Crespo

Daniele Sefusatti

Daniele Sefusatti

Head of Structures
José Martínez

José Martínez

Head of Facilities
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PLD Space Office Locations

PLD Space has offices in Elche and Caudé
Elche, ES (HQ)
7 Calle Nicolás Copérnico
Caudé , ES
4 Calle Tiro, Teruel Airport
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PLD Space Financials and Metrics

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PLD Space total Funding

$3.7 m

PLD Space latest funding size

$2.40 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

PLD Space investors

PLD Space's latest funding round in January 2018 was reported to be $2.4 m. In total, PLD Space has raised $3.7 m
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PLD Space Online and Social Media Presence

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PLD Space News and Updates

PLD Space, after ESA input, doubles lift capacity of smallsat launcher

The changes follow a 10-month European Space Agency review that concluded launching up to 300 kilograms to a 500-kilometer orbit on a single rocket would be better than 150 kilograms as originally envisioned.

PLD Space Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was PLD Space founded?

    PLD Space was founded in 2011.

  • Who are PLD Space key executives?

    PLD Space's key executives are Raúl Torres, Raúl Verdú and Eleazar González.

  • How many employees does PLD Space have?

    PLD Space has 47 employees.

  • Who are PLD Space competitors?

    Competitors of PLD Space include Phase Four, Effective Space Solutions and China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation.

  • Where is PLD Space headquarters?

    PLD Space headquarters is located at 7 Calle Nicolás Copérnico, Elche.

  • Where are PLD Space offices?

    PLD Space has offices in Elche and Caudé.

  • How many offices does PLD Space have?

    PLD Space has 2 offices.