How It’s Going
Missions, programs, updates – here’s what we’ve been up to.
Technicians complete final checks on internal components of the metallic first-stage rocket of ABL’s RS1. This is the last time ABL personnel will touch this hardware before it launches into space.
The first two prototype satellites, KuiperSat-1 and KuiperSat- 2, will launch separately on rockets from ABL Space Systems, one of a handful of start-ups building smaller launch vehicles to sate demand from satellite companies.
El Segundo-based aerospace company ABL Space Systems Inc. inked a deal with the Port of Long Beach to build a spacecraft processing facility on premises.
Smallsat launcher in development ABL Space Systems has closed a $200 million expansion of its Series B investment round raising the company’s valuation from $1.3 billion to $2.4 billion.