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BLACK ARROW SPACE TECHNOLOGIES

RELIABLE - RESPONSIVE - LOW COST - GLOBAL - ACCESS TO SPACE

Black Arrow Space Technologies


Black Arrow has two unique selling points;

    Black Arrow Space Technologies will launch payloads of up to 500Kg into Polar Low Earth Orbit, or up to 300Kg into Sun Synchronous Orbit, from a unique seaborne launch vessel – our own Space Ship.

    The service will be marketed under ‘Horizon Sea Launch’.

    A safe, cost-effective, flexible service with low environmental impact.

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    Investing in a Space Company?

    Black Arrow Space Technologies - a great choice.


    Investing in a space company like Black Arrow enables you to be part of innovation in space. We know that as an investor you want to make a lasting impact, as well as a high return.

    Returns on space investment go way beyond profit; they create jobs, foster learning and increase skills nationally.

    Investment in space technology allows you to gain access to the fast growing and very lucrative 'Access to Space' market.

    Our home here in the UK is a great place to invest in space companies due to an unbiased environment, a positive attitude to space ventures and various tax breaks.

    The potential to spin out products during space tech development means investing in space technologies is a great way to generate new IP and increase returns.

     

    Investing in a Space Company?

    Black Arrow Space Technologies - a great choice.


    Investing in a space company like Black Arrow enables you to be part of innovation in space. We know that as an investor you want to make a lasting impact, as well as a high return.

    Returns on space investment go way beyond profit; they create jobs, foster learning and increase skills nationally.

    Investment in space technology allows you to gain access to the fast growing and very lucrative 'Access to Space' market.

    Our home here in the UK is a great place to invest in space companies due to an unbiased environment, a positive attitude to space ventures and various tax breaks.

    The potential to spin out products during space tech development means investing in space technologies is a great way to generate new IP and increase returns.

    Black Arrow 2 Launch vehicle

    The Black Arrow 2 two-stage launch vehicle will be designed and manufactured at our premises in Oxfordshire.

    The vehicle will be constructed with leading edge composites, using patented techniques, developed and refined with expertise from successful Formula 1 teams – close neighbours of ours.

    Propellant and other pressure tanks within the vehicle will be designed and constructed by our Astrotanks sister Company using advanced manufacturing techniques, initially bonding specialist alloys with our own composites.  Fully composite replacements will appear a short time.

    The rocket will be powered by proven engine and propulsion technologies, adapted for use in the Black Arrow 2 launch vehicle, comprising innovative 3D printed parts, and using cryogenic Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) and Liquid Oxygen (LOx) propellants, providing the thrust we require to achieve desired orbits.  This is a cost-effective, environmentally friendly system, suited to support reusable systems.  Five engines will provide ~450kN thrust to the First Stage, with added reliability and recovery function, with a single-engine propelling the Upper Stage.

    The result will be a system that is more than capable of meeting the orbital requirements of our immediate customers.

    The system is designed for scale-up and, after initial demonstration, we will be able to increase our lift capacity and performance to meet more lucrative international markets.

    We will establish high thrust test facilities, to support ‘stack’ tests (initially up to 1MN thrust), and system integration/processing facilities, alongside our spaceport centre.

     
     
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    Launch Services


    Black Arrow Space Technologies will be able to launch payloads of up to 500Kg into Polar Low Earth Orbit, or 300Kg into Sun Synchronous Orbit, or smaller multiple payloads on the same mission.  Our system is designed to scale up so that, after initial demonstration, we will be able to increase our payload and performance capabilities.

    Our launch programme will be flexible, frequent, reliable and responsive.  We will plan our schedule to meet the specific needs of our launch customers – and this includes responding to short notice, urgent requests to launch.  We will be able to prioritise and fast track launches without adversely impacting on previously agreed schedules.

    Launches will take place from the optimal location to achieve the required orbit for the payload – from our seaborne spaceport.

    Terrestrial Spaceports are usually sited in the most ideal place for space operations.  Sometimes, geography may limit these locations, by restricting the ability to achieve the orbit required for a particular mission; adding environmental implications for the local environment (not least the noise impact on the neighbours); and placing limitations on the trajectory (or line-of-sight) due to populations or national infrastructure below the preferred flight path, or disruption of commercial airway corridors.

    Launching from a stabilised sea platform enables the launch to take place from the optimal location to achieve the required orbit, with significant reductions on the fuel required to achieve that orbit (no mid-course adjustments); minimises the concerns about environmental and noise impact on local populations, protected sites and wildlife; and enables more safety in trajectory planning without overflying populated areas.

    It offers great savings without having the costs of creating a land-based infrastructure, lowers insurance costs, and provides increased cost and time efficiencies through unrestricted campaigns.

    In some cases, we could even beat the weather!

    Our fleet will be based in South Wales, where final payload preparation will take place prior to boarding the vessel and sailing to the launch site.  Ultimately, we aim to have ships based in key locations across the world so that we can offer a truly global launch service.


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    "We want to get to a place where the U.K. has 10% of the global space economy by 2030 and we're working in partnership to deliver it”

    Contact & Follow Us


    If you would like to know more about Black Arrow, would like to discuss launch opportunities, or would like to work with us please contact us by telephone or email:

    info@blackarrow-space.uk

    +44 7733 116 562

    Follow us on Social Media for updates.

    "We want to get to a place where the U.K. has 10% of the global space economy by 2030 and we're working in partnership to deliver it”

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    Investment in Space Companies


    The United Kingdom Space Agency, working with British companies in the sector, has established how intends to grow its 6.5 percent stake in the $350 billion space economy over the next 12 years.

    "We want to get to a place where the U.K. has 10 percent of the global space economy by 2030 and we're working in partnership to deliver it," Claire Barcham, the director of the agency's satellite launch program, told CNBC at the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

    A 10 percent stake could be worth more than $109 billion by 2030, according to Bank of America last year.

    "The one bit that we're missing is the launch," Barcham (of UKSA) said, adding that UKSA wants "to use launch capabilities to make the U.K. the European hub for small satellites."

    For a more in depth insight on why space company investment is generating such interest right now; take a look at the latest space growth action plan from the UKSA.