SERVICES

Our services cover every step on your journey into orbit and back. Our experienced personnel and partner network are here to solve your unique space mission challenges. Get your business case analysed, mission planned, and your space asset designed and built. We help you get into orbit and decommission responsibly after your successful mission.

Move in space.

Sustainably. Easily. Effectively.

HOW CAN SPACE BOOST OUR BUSINESS?

HOW CAN WE GET INTO SPACE AND BACK SUSTAINABLY?

CONSULTING

ONE-STOP-SHOP FOR SPACE ACCESS

Identification of your space business case

Mission & de-commissioning design & simulations

Satellite design, testing, and building

CONSULTING SERVICES

WHY AURORA?

Space made easy & understandable

Strong business emphasis

Diverse team of experienced engineers

Sustainable mindset

WHERE CAN WE GET OUR HIGH PRECISION PARTS MADE?

HOW COULD WE MINIATURISE OUR COMPONENTS DESIGN?

MANUFACTURING

PRECISION COMPONENT MANUFACTURING

1. Design support

2. Manufacturing

3. Finishing

7. Quality control, space qualification

4. Inspections

5. Assembly

6. Testing

7. Quality control, space qualification

MANUFACTURING SERVICES

WHY AURORA?

Ensured quality down to micro-meter tolerances

Flight-qualified manufacturing

Micromechanics expertise

Fast turnaround times

PRECISION MANUFACTURING SERVICES

WATCHMAKING QUALITY PARTS FOR SPACE

Want to miniaturise your product, build a high precision prototype or manufacture a batch of your standard components quickly? We provide turn-key service for your manufacturing needs!

Our team of professional watchmakers and engineers is used to working with extremely tight tolerances. Our manufacturing equipment, process, and materials comply with the highest requirements of watchmaking and space grade quality.

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DESIGN SUPPORT

  • Design for Miniaturization
  • Simplification
  • Manufacturability
  • Defining tolerances

MANUFACTURING

  • Precision manufacturing
  • Microscale parts
  • Prototypes, small batches
  • Functional & visual models

FINISHING

  • Functional space-grade finishing of parts
  • Showroom product finish for visual appeal

MATERIAL AND QUALITY CONTROL, DOCUMENTATION FOR SPACE QUALIFICATION

INSPECTIONS

  • Ensuring all tolerances are met

ASSEMBLY

  • Assembly and integration by professional watchmakers

TESTING

  • Testing of mechanisms
  • Testing in vacuum chamber

MANUFACTURING CAPABILITIES

UTILISE OUR PRODUCTION FACILITIES FOR YOUR NEEDS

With our core capabilities in miniaturization, simplification, and innovation, we are dedicated to work towards more sustainable space and bring your dreams into reality.

In our production spaces we have access to 5-axis and 3+1-axis CNC milling machines, 3-axis water jet cutter, mold making, rubber vulcanising and classical watchmaking equipment in addition to testing equipment such as a vacuum chamber.

5-AXIS MILLING

  • Processable materials: Plastics, aluminium, mild and stainless steel & titanium
  • High speed machining, spindle speed 30 000 rpm
  • Full 5-axis machining
  • Machine positioning accuracy:
    • X,Y&Z-axis: +/- 0.0010mm
    • A-axis: +/- 2.0s
    • C-axis: +/- 1.0s
  • Machine repeatability:
    • X,Y&Z-axis: +/- 0.0015mm
    • B&C-axis: +/- 2.0s
  • Max work piece size:
    • 320mm x 250mm x 210mm
    • ∅ 300mm x 210mm

3+1-AXIS MILLING

  • Processable materials: Plastics, aluminium, mild and stainless steel & titanium
  • 3 + 1 -axis machining
  • Machine positioning accuracy:
    • X,Y&Z-axis: ∼+/- 0.02
  • Max workable piece size:
    • 950mm * 450mm * 300mm
    • ∅ 210mm * 500mm

3-AXIS WATER CUTTING

  • Max processable material thickness:
    • 10mm

CONSULTING SERVICES

MISSION AND SPACECRAFT DESIGN

Want to find out how space can boost your business and how can you get up there? We provide turn-key service for your mission needs!

Our team of experienced business developers and engineers are here to help you. Assess the benefits and requirements of getting into space, plan your missions, build your spacecraft, and get into orbit!

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IDENTIFICATION OF SPACE BUSINESS CASE

HOW CAN SPACE BOOST OUR BUSINESS?
  • Identifying and evaluating optional use cases in space for you
  • Preliminary business case calculations and budget estimation for your selected use case

Process example:

  • Kickoff meeting
  • Workshop 1
  • Interviews & Desk study
  • Workshop 2
  • Report

MISSION DESIGN & SIMULATIONS

HOW DO WE GET INTO SPACE AND BACK SUSTAINABLY?
  • Crystallizing the business, scientific and/or learning objectives
  • Defining the required mission outline, tasks, and key parameters
  • Simulations on the required maneuvering & decommissioning tasks
  • Support for launch provider screening
  • Feasibility review and recommendations

SATELLITE DESIGN, TESTING & BUILDING

WHAT KIND OF A SPACECRAFT SUITS OUR MISSION NEEDS?
  • Defining spacecraft requirements to meet your mission
  • Bus component and provider selection
  • Turn-key Assembly, Integration & Testing (AIT)
    • Creating testing and qualification plan
    • Assembly of custom subsystems
    • Satellite integration
    • Functional testing
    • Qualification testing