Press release 31.7.2023 New satellite thruster system Launches into orbit Aurora Propulsion Technologies in partnership with ALIENA Ptc Ltd flies a novel multimodal thruster module for satellites on board the Strider satellite. Espoo, Finland. July 31, 2023 – Aurora Propulsion Technologies, a leading Finnish space propulsion systems company, today announces the launch into orbit, [...]
Press release 16.6.2023 Aurora streamlines management Espoo, Finland - June 16th, 2023 - Aurora Propulsion Technologies streamlines management to fit new model of operation. Perttu Yli-Opas has been nominated as the new Chief Executive Officer. He brings his extensive domain expertise and operational skills to drive the transition of the company [...]
Press release 15.5.2023 Aurora Propulsion Technologies Funded by European Innovation Council EIC funds Aurora with Grant for developing Plasma Brake Technology Espoo, Finland. May 15, 2023 – Aurora Propulsion Technologies, a leading Finnish space propulsion systems company, today announces the receipt of European Innovation Council (EIC) funding for the development and commercialization of [...]
Aurora Propulsion Technologies receives EIC grant and equity funding Aurora is very delighted to get the funding for Deorbiting and collision avoidance technologies for scalable sustainable space access - Aurora Plasma Brake (APB). The European Commission selected 78 innovative companies under the latest 2022 EIC Accelerator cut-off. They are set to receive up to [...]
NEW DEORBITING REGULATIONS AND THE PLASMA BRAKE Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopted a new rule that shortens the required deorbit time of Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites from 25 years to 5 years. The old 25-year rule has long been seen as an outdated piece of space regulation. The exact ruling is [...]
Space Pocket and an exciting test payload ride-shares with AuroraSat-1 We’re excited to have Space Pocket and a piece of KONE’s revolutionary elevator hoisting rope, KONE UltraRope®, as a test payload on this historic mission! KONE is a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry with over 60 000 employees, more at: [...]
Aurora Propulsion Technologies featured in a live talk show by YLE, Finland’s national public broadcasting company
Aurora Propulsion Technologies featured in a live talk show by YLE, Finland’s national public broadcasting company On January 27th television viewers could see Aurora Propulsion Technologies popping up on Finnish national television, when Aurora was featured in a talk show called Puoli seitsemän. The talk show centered around an exclusive interview with Aurora’s [...]
We have a lot of woman power! Many people can think that space technology is only for men. They can think that only men can be interested about space and work on it. My name is Suvi and I'm a sixteen years old summer trainee at Aurora Propulsion Technologies. I'm interested about mathematics, physics [...]
Aurora has been selected among TOP 10 space startups in ESA SPACE SOLUTION CHALLENGE Thank you for this recognition on behalf of the whole Aurora team.
Aurora Propulsion Technologies is attending the virtual Paris Space Week 2021 It is great to join the virtual Paris Space Week. PSW brings together the brightest Space Agencies, Corporations, SMEs, Start-ups and Investors in the world's space tech ecosystem.