Launch simply

Rocket

RS1 was built with only one design constraint in mind: it has to work. Engineered and manufactured in the USA, RS1 is capable of launching 1,350kg of payload on demand. No over-design, no gimmicks—just reliable, regular launches.

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Launch

Our rapidly deployable ground launch system, GS0, is packaged into standard shipping containers that can go anywhere, at a moment’s notice. GS0 helps us stay nimble at established launch sites and fully adaptable to the needs of national security missions.

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Company

ABL operates out of our multi-facility HQ campus in El Segundo, California. Our team of engineers and builders come from the world’s leading aerospace and defense companies. We’re determined to prove that reaching space can be simple, efficient, and routine.

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Reliable, flexible, affordable.
We make it that simple.

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Experienced
team

For us, rockets are personal. We believe in what we are building, and that pride shows in the details.

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Experienced
team

For us, rockets are personal. We believe in what we are building, and that pride shows in the details.

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Simple
architectures

RS1's architectures are proven. This minimizes risk; these designs are time tested and the manufacturing is tightly controlled.

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Simple
architectures

RS1's architectures are proven. This minimizes risk; these designs are time tested and the manufacturing is tightly controlled.

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Serving
everyone

A lot rides on our rockets. Our customers and partners span the commercial, civil, and defense sectors. We don't take this responsibility lightly — delivering payloads safely to orbit is our top priority.

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Serving
everyone

A lot rides on our rockets. Our customers and partners span the commercial, civil, and defense sectors. We don't take this responsibility lightly — delivering payloads safely to orbit is our top priority.

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Launching
rapidly from
anywhere

With a fully deployable, containerized launch vehicle and launch system, we’re setting new standards for resiliency.

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Launching
rapidly from
anywhere

With a fully deployable, containerized launch vehicle and launch system, we’re setting new standards for resiliency.

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Raising the
bar

We're reimagining what it means to launch rockets in the modern space age, in less time than thought possible.

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Raising the
bar

We're reimagining what it means to launch rockets in the modern space age, in less time than thought possible.

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Committed
to the U.S.A.

100% American made. Free of foreign influence. Focused on raising the US industrial base.

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Committed
to the U.S.A.

100% American made. Free of foreign influence. Focused on raising the US industrial base.

$12M

Per Launch

$9K

Cost per KG

1,350KG

Max payload to LEO

1,000KG

Max payload to SSO

400KG

Max payload to GTO

250KG

To Trans-Lunar Injection

125KG

To Trans-Mars Injection

100%

Designed and built
in USA

Key partnerships

  • Lockheed Martin

    ABL received a strategic investment from Lockheed Martin in 2019.

  • Air Force SMC

    ABL is studying resilient launch via deployable, field operable systems with support of SMC.

  • Air Force Research Lab

    ABL has partnered with AFRL to develop next-generation rapid space launch systems.

  • Airbus Defence & Space

    ABL has entered a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus Defence and Space to launch commercial satellite constellations.

  • NASA

    ABL has initiated Category 1 certification with the NASA Launch Services Program.

The rocket isn’t the
star of the show.
Your satellite is.
Let’s get you
to orbit.

224 Oregon St. El Segundo, CA 90245. USA—100% American Made.

© ABL Space Systems, 2020