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:

Space Pocket is a revolutionary ride-sharing solution for sending samples into Earth orbit for inspiration and for science! Space Pocket has been developed in collaboration by two Finnish start-ups: Avaru Space and Aurora Propulsion Technologies.

Picture text: Ramy Elsabee (Head of Sales & Business Development, Major Projects at KONE) and Pasi Kaitila (Managing Director Space Pocket & Avaru Space) and Perttu Yliopas (CTO at Aurora) and Roope Takala (CEO at Aurora Propulsion Technologies) were examining the UltraRope, Space Pocket and Aurora’s core technology at ESA Business Incubation Center in Finland before integrating them to the satellite.