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Low cost launches to Low Earth Orbit

 

Gary has made the following table for Low Cost Launch providers. Should you have comments or additional information, please let us know!!

 

Here is a link to video about it: "http://youtu.be/v1Xugug5D00"

 

 

 

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Launch  Provider

 

Location

 

Result

 

1

 

Alaska Aerospace Corporation

USA

Can launch to polar orbit from Kodiak Island (63 – 110 degrees inclination) but do not supply vehicle

2

Andøya Rocket Range

Norway

Launch only sub-orbitals and orbital capability several years away

3

California Polytechnic State University

USA

**

4

Canadian Amateur Rocket Association

Canada

**

5

Cesaroni Technology Incorporated

Canada

Can launch but first must build vehicle + test but also too expensive for cubesat applications

6

Continuum Aerospace

Canada

**

7

European Space Agency

Europe

**

8

Generation Orbit

USA

No capability as yet – still in design phase

9

Innovative Solutions in Space

Netherlands

**

10

Interorbital Systems

USA

Contract to launch Romit-1.

Launch vehicle design delays, schedule slippage

11

Kentucky Space

USA

**

12

Lockheed Space Systems

USA

**

13

Scorpius Rockets (Microcosm Inc)

USA

No capability as yet – still seeking funding

14

Sierra Nevada Corporation

USA

No capability right now

15

Surrey Satellite Technology Inc

UK

**

16

UP Aerospace

USA

No capability until 2014 at earliest

 

** = No response yet

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